Re: [PATCH v4 08/19] ARM: LPAE: Introduce the 3-level page tableformat definitions
From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 16:42:43 EST
On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 08:26:42AM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Too bad about the PAE thing; my condolences.
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 4:55 AM, Catalin Marinas
> <catalin.marinas@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This patch introduces the pgtable-3level*.h files with definitions
> > specific to the LPAE page table format (3 levels of page tables).
> Seeing as you're shaking up these definitions, what do you think about
> switching from 4level-fixup.h to pgtable-nopud.h / pgtable-nopmd.h headers?
> One day eventually it would be nice to get rid of the fixup mode.
I have patches to do this which I de-queued for the last merge window.
It's not entirely trivial and without problem. You can find the patches
in linux-next now.
I was waiting for the new set of patches from Catalin before going back
and working out the solutions to some of those problems.
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