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    SubjectRe: architecture bootup changes..
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    On Thu, 21 Oct 1999, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > And some
    > things are more "struct page *" based than based on virtual kernel
    > addresses, as the high memory support got cleaned up and better integrated
    > in the memory management.

    There's a problem that doesn't show up on intel, and that is that
    flush_page_to_ram() is called with inconsistent arguments. Sometimes it's
    a struct page * (mm/filemap.c and mm/memory.c), in other cases it's a
    kernel virtual address (e.g. kernel/ptrace.c, include/linux/highmem.h).

    I'm inclined to think it should be a kernel virtual address. Comments?

    Regards,
    Paul.

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