Re: [PATCH 01/12] x86_64: Allow fixmaps to be used with the initial page table.

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 12:27:19 EST

On Monday 30 April 2007 17:48:13 Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> This patch preallocates the intermediate page table entries so that
> all that is needed to setup a fixmap is to fill in the appropriate
> pte.
> By doing this modern hardware that uses memory mapped access can be
> talked to early in boot through a fixmap.

I'll take 1-4 after the .22 merge; a little too experimental right now


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