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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3]i386: early init pgt for fix virtual addr in head.S
"Yinghai Lu" <> writes:

> On 6/1/07, Eric W. Biederman <> wrote:
>> "Yinghai Lu" <> writes:
>> > early init pgt for fix virtual addr in head.S, so can use set_fixmap
>> > before setup_arch.
>> > otherwise set_fixmap_nocache will not work for i386
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <>
>> > Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <>
>> Hmm. I'm wondering how my signed off by got on this one.
>> Maybe I did this at some point.
>> In any case this patch looks wrong (unless I'm completely mistaken)
>> because it doesn't appear to handle PAE mode.
>> Which is why I initialized the early page table in C, in my
>> last round of patches on this subject.
>> If we don't know the page table format doing this kind of
>> thing is very difficult.
> it is from post for your usb debug port patch. so you have updated one for i386?
> and x86_64 is right?

Yes. I posted it to lkml, and the virtualization list, on the 30th of April.
I thought you had seen that.

I don't mind you picking up the work, I have so many other things to do.
But I did post a working version.

It wasn't merged for 2.6.22 because it was so close to the merge window
and so much other code was already in Andi queue.

If need be I can dig it up again and repost.

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