Re: [RFC, PATCHv1 00/28] 5-level paging

From: hpa
Date: Thu Dec 08 2016 - 13:27:12 EST

On December 8, 2016 10:16:07 AM PST, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 8:21 AM, Kirill A. Shutemov
><kirill.shutemov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This patchset is still very early. There are a number of things
>> that we have to do before asking anyone to merge it (listed below).
>> It would be great if folks can start testing applications now (in
>QEMU) to
>> look for breakage.
>> Any early comments on the design or the patches would be appreciated
>> well.
>Looks ok to me. Starting off with a compile-time config option seems
>I do think that the x86 cpuid part should (patch 15) should be the
>first patch, so that we see "la57" as a capability in /proc/cpuinfo
>whether it's being enabled or not? We should merge that part
>regardless of any mm patches, I think.
> Linus

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