[Fwd: alloc860.c?]

Phil Torre ptorre at zetron.com
Wed Nov 13 21:56:59 UTC 2002

They haven't been removed, just renamed.  M860AllocateBufferDescriptors 
has been renamed to m8xx_bd_allocate, for example.  
See libcpu/powerpc/mpc8xx/cpm/dpram.c (at least that's where it is in 
rtems-ss-20020628; I don't know if more recent snapshots have moved it


On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 10:02:03AM -0600, Joel Sherrill <joel at OARcorp.com>
> can anyone help out on this one?  
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> Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 02:35:01 +0300
> From: "Vyacheslav V. Burdjanadze" <wr at zelax.ru>
> To: Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill at oarcorp.com>
> Subject: alloc860.c?
> We now using rtems-4.5.0 and today I have look to recent snapshot and
> seen there is no DPRAM managment routines for PPC 
> (M860AllocateBufferDescriptors comes in mind). What was a reason to 
> remove them? We used DPRAM both in ethernet/hdlc/framerelay drivers and 
> in ATM (MPC862 has ATM capability thru UTOPIA bus) and latter requires 
> much DPRAM allocations - this is pain to define all structures placement 
>  in dpram at compile time :-/


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