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SubjectRe: EFAULT reading /dev/mem... - broken x86info
Dave Jones wrote:

>I don't really have much insight into the behind the scenes going on's of
>DEBUG_PAGEALLOC, so I don't know if your suggestion has merit or not.
>Maybe Manfred can shed some insight?
>
DEBUG_PAGEALLOC is not the only user of change_page_attr: gart also
removes it's pages from the linear mapping.
I think x86info should accept the -EFAULT as an indication that the
targeted page is in use for other purpose, and definitively doesn't
contain a mptable. The other option would be to change both
DEBUG_PAGEALLOC and the AGP gart driver

> This does seem to be a regression IMO
>(Though I am somewhat biased as this breaks my app 8-)
>
It breaks either your app or your AGP driver - what's simpler to fix?
I'm biased, because if you update the AGP driver, then I must figure out
how to fix DEBUG_PAGEALLOC 8-)

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Manfred

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