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    SubjectRe: [patch]VMSPLIT_2G conflicts with PAE

    >> PAGE_OFFSET is 0x78000000 with VMSPLIT_2G, this address is in the middle
    >> of the second pgd entry with pae enabled. This breaks assumptions
    >> (address is aligned to pgd entry's address) in a lot of places like
    >> pagetable_init. Fixing the assumptions is hard (eg, low mapping). SO I
    >> just changed the address to 0x80000000.
    >Do we allow user entering arbitrary value here? In any case, it would
    >be nice to document alignment requirements of this one, because
    >otherwise someone *will* get it wrong.

    There was a reason 0x78000000 was chosen

    Though further back in
    0x80000000 was indeed posted.

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