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From: Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@qumranet.com>
To: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>
Cc: Robin Holt <holt@sgi.com>, Avi Kivity <avi@qumranet.com>,
	Izik Eidus <izike@qumranet.com>,
	kvm-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>,
	steiner@sgi.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, daniel.blueman@quadrics.com
Subject: Re: [patch 0/4] [RFC] EMMU Notifiers V5
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2008 02:39:36 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080203013936.GB7185@v2.random> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080201050439.009441434@sgi.com>

On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 09:04:39PM -0800, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> - Has page tables to track pages whose refcount was elevated(?) but
>   no reverse maps.

Just a correction, rmaps exists or swap couldn't be sane, it's just
that it's not built on the page_t because the guest memory is really
virtual and not physical at all (hence it swaps really well, thanks to
the regular linux VM algorithms without requiring any KVM knowledge at
all, it all looks (shared) anonymous memory as far as linux is
concerned ;).

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-03  1:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-01  5:04 Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01  5:04 ` [patch 1/4] mmu_notifier: Core code Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01 10:55   ` Robin Holt
2008-02-01 11:04     ` Robin Holt
2008-02-01 19:14     ` Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01  5:04 ` [patch 2/4] mmu_notifier: Callbacks to invalidate address ranges Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01 10:49   ` Robin Holt
2008-02-01 19:14     ` Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01 22:09   ` Robin Holt
2008-02-01 23:19     ` Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01 23:35       ` Robin Holt
2008-02-02  0:05         ` Christoph Lameter
2008-02-02  0:21           ` Robin Holt
2008-02-02  0:38             ` Robin Holt
2008-02-03  2:23         ` Andrea Arcangeli
2008-02-01  5:04 ` [patch 3/4] mmu_notifier: invalidate_page callbacks Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01  5:04 ` [patch 4/4] mmu_notifier: Support for driverws with revers maps (f.e. for XPmem) Christoph Lameter
2008-02-01 11:58 ` Extending mmu_notifiers to handle __xip_unmap in a sleepable context? Robin Holt
2008-02-01 12:10   ` Robin Holt
2008-02-01 19:17   ` Christoph Lameter
2008-02-03  1:39 ` Andrea Arcangeli [this message]
2008-02-03 13:41 ` [patch 0/4] [RFC] EMMU Notifiers V5 Robin Holt

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