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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] highpmd for arch i386 PAE
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On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 04:28, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 03:05:38AM +1000, Antony Suter wrote:
> > This patch places middle level pagetables into highmem, on PAE machines.
> > It is relevant to arch/i386 machines running many processes on 4 to 64
> > GB of RAM.
> > This is simply a resync to the current kernel of a patch released by
> > William Lee Irwin III about 4 months ago. WLI's comments on the patch
> > are:
>
> I'll be damned. This is one of the many pieces people never said much
> about. Looks relatively thorough.
>
> I did a few things to keep pmd caching around that look like they got
> dropped, but I suppose for a standalone mainline port that's the only
> option.

Did you have a more recent version than the one from
linux-2.6.0-test11-wli-1.tar.bz2 ? Perhaps patch-2.6.0-test11-wli-3.bz2
included it, but you didn't break them out into a tarball?

> I'm really astounded ppl are going through the trouble of resurrecting
> all this stuff. I suppose that means it was valuable to someone.

Well i'm starting at number 01... :)

--
- Antony Suter (suterant users sourceforge net) "Bonta"
- "...through shadows falling, out of memory and time..."
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