Re: [PATCH v4 0/2] mm/highmem: make kmap cache coloring aware

From: Ralf Baechle
Date: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 13:16:16 EST

On Sat, Aug 02, 2014 at 05:11:37AM +0400, Max Filippov wrote:

> this series adds mapping color control to the generic kmap code, allowing
> architectures with aliasing VIPT cache to use high memory. There's also
> use example of this new interface by xtensa.

I haven't actually ported this to MIPS but it certainly appears to be
the right framework to get highmem aliases handled on MIPS, too.

Though I still consider increasing PAGE_SIZE to 16k the preferable
solution because it will entirly do away with cache aliases.


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