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

From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Mon Mar 21 2011 - 08:37:01 EST

Hi Russell,

On 24 January 2011 21:42, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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. ÂYou 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.

Any plans for the nopmd patches? I haven't seen them in -next or on the list.


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