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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] highpmd for arch i386 PAE
    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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