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SubjectRe: [1/6] Xen VMM #4: add ptep_establish_new to make va available
On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 07:29:01AM +0000, Ian Pratt wrote:
>
> This patch adds 'ptep_establish_new', in keeping with the
> existing 'ptep_establish', but for use where a mapping is being
> established where there was previously none present. This
> function is useful (rather than just using set_pte) because
> having the virtual address available enables a very important
> optimisation for arch-xen. We introduce
> HAVE_ARCH_PTEP_ESTABLISH_NEW and define a generic implementation
> in asm-generic/pgtable.h, following the pattern of the existing
> ptep_establish.

I thought we preffered DaveM's more generic patch instead of this one?

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