Re: [PATCH v4 08/19] ARM: LPAE: Introduce the 3-level page tableformat definitions

From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Tue Jan 25 2011 - 05:04:18 EST

On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 21:42 +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 08:26:42AM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> > 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.

I'm fine with going this route but I haven't had time to review your
patches yet (have they been posted to the list, I've been busy lately
and haven't followed everything).



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