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    SubjectRe: [patch] rfc: introduce /dev/hugetlb
    On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 01:44:38AM -0700, Ken Chen wrote:
    > I think we have enough infrastructure currently in hugetlbfs to
    > implement what Adam wants for something like a /dev/hugetlb char
    > device (except we can't afford to have a zero hugetlb page since it
    > will be too costly on some arch).
    > I really like the idea of having something similar to /dev/zero for
    > hugetlb page. So I coded it up on top of existing hugetlbfs. The
    > core change is really small and half of the patch is really just
    > moving things around. I think this at least can partially fulfill the
    > goal.
    > Signed-off-by: Ken Chen <>

    I like this patch a lot, though I'm not likely to get around to testing
    it today. If userspace testcode is available that would be great to see
    posted so I can just boot into things and run that.

    -- wli
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