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From: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
Cc: tglx@linutronix.de, mingo@elte.hu, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [12/12] GBPAGES: Switch direct mapping setup over to set_pte
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 18:58:40 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200802011858.41269.ak@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47A358DB.4010602@goop.org>


> Why?  64-bit Xen will need this to be set_pmd if its an update to L2 of
> the table.

Then change_page_attr() and hugepages will already not work because they both 
do exactly that.

And I didn't want to duplicate this manual code for the GBpages case, so i 
changed it everywhere to the standard way.

-Andi


>     J



  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-01 17:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-01  9:53 [PATCH] [0/12] GBPAGES patchkit for 2.6.25 v3 Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [1/12] GBPAGES: Add feature macros for the gbpages cpuid bit Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [2/12] GBPAGES: Rename LARGE_PAGE_SIZE to PMD_PAGE_SIZE Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [3/12] GBPAGES: Add PUD_PAGE_SIZE Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [4/12] Add pgtable accessor functions for GB pages Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [5/12] GBPAGES: Support gbpages in pagetable dump Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [6/12] GBPAGES: Add gbpages support to lookup_address Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [7/12] GBPAGES: Add an option to disable direct mapping gbpages and a global variable Andi Kleen
2008-02-05 22:41   ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [8/12] GBPAGES: Implement gbpages support in change_page_attr() Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [9/12] GBPAGES: Switch pci-gart over to using cpa instead of clear_kernel_mapping Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [10/12] GBPAGES: Remove now unused clear_kernel_mapping Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [11/12] GBPAGES: Do kernel direct mapping at boot using GB pages Andi Kleen
2008-02-01  9:53 ` [PATCH] [12/12] GBPAGES: Switch direct mapping setup over to set_pte Andi Kleen
2008-02-01 17:37   ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-02-01 17:58     ` Andi Kleen [this message]
2008-02-01 19:16       ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-02-01 12:25 ` [PATCH] [0/12] GBPAGES patchkit for 2.6.25 v3 Thomas Gleixner

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