Re: fix CONFIG_HIGHPTE
Rik van Riel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 7 Aug 2002 01:00:28 -0300 (BRT)
On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >> Is it likely that large pages and/or shared pagetables would allow us to
> >> place pagetables and pte_chains in the direct-mapped region, avoid all
> >> this?
> On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 09:50:50PM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > For all workloads we care about, yes.
> Not the university workload. NFI what my employer thinks of it, but I
> care about it for the sake of correctness in all cases.
> Lynch me now.
I agree with you, but you'll also have to confess that keeping
pagetables around at all (whether it's in highmem or not) will
potentially be a disaster for the university workload.
Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".
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