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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: instead of poisoning .init zone, change protection bits to force a fault
    Benjamin LaHaise a écrit :
    > On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 09:04:44PM +0100, Eric Dumazet wrote:
    >> Chasing some invalid accesses to .init zone, I found that free_init_pages()
    >> was properly freeing the pages but virtual was still usable.
    > This change will break the large table entries up, resulting in more TLB
    > pressure and reducing performance, and so should only be activated as a
    > debug option.

    Hum... yet another CONFIG option ?

    Could we 'just' move rodata (because of CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA) and .init section
    in their own 2MB/4MB page, playing with ?

    It would be possible to have a full hugepage readonly for rodata, and a full
    NOPROT for .init ?

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