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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.15-rc5] hugetlb: make make_huge_pte global and fix coding style
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    On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 11:55 -0600, Mark Rustad wrote:
    > On Dec 9, 2005, at 11:16 AM, Dave Hansen wrote:
    >
    > > What driver needs to map huge pages? Is it in the kernel tree
    > > now? If
    > > not, can you post the source, please?
    >
    > It is a funky driver for an embedded system. I can't imagine it ever
    > being in the kernel tree, because not many people want to share 768M
    > of contiguous physical memory.
    >
    > I can post the source, but it really is a bunch of random stuff for
    > am embedded application. We do make it available as part of our GPL
    > source release to customers.

    You'd be surprised. If we know what you're actually trying to do, we
    might be able to suggest another option. As Adam said, having userspace
    mmap a hugetlb area, then hand it to the driver would certainly keep
    your kernel modifications to a minimum.

    -- Dave

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