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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
To: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>
Cc: Rusty Russel <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>,
	Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@intel.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	lguest@ozlabs.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Lguest/x86]: Clash with ioremap_nocache() + _PAGE_PWT
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 00:59:23 +0100
Message-ID: <20080206235923.GA19843@elte.hu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080206232134.GB6450@ubuntu>


* Ahmed S. Darwish <darwish.07@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> Beginning from commit 4138cc3418f5, ioremap_nocache() sets the _PAGE_PWT
> flag. 
> 
> Lguest doesn't accept a guest pte with a _PWT flag and reports a "bad 
> page table entry" in that case.
> 
> I've removed check from lguest code and everything worked fine. Is 
> this safe from the Lguest side ?

yes, should be safe. Could you send a patch so that others can apply it 
too?

	Ingo

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 23:21 Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-02-06 23:59 ` Ingo Molnar [this message]
2008-02-07  0:51   ` [PATCH] lguest: Accept guest _PAGE_PWT page table entries Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-02-07  1:00     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04  1:37     ` Rusty Russell

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