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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Construct 32 bit boot time page tables in native format.
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    >>> There are various loaders (kexec, elilo, ...) that skip the 16bit code
    >>> and jump directly to 32bit head.S. So in theory those could hit it.
    >>> But still having the loop only is probably fine.
    >> It's probably just as well, since we don't really know how to get a
    >> message out in such an environment anyway...
    > It would be robably possible to extend the 32bit protocol to some
    > way to error out in such a case. On the other hand I'm not sure it's really
    > worth the considerable work to implement and debug such an addition.
    >>>> variant of make_pte now though.
    >>> The 32bit cast still feels unclean. After all the PTE is not 32bit.
    >> No, but (pte_t *) is 32 bits. To be more "Linuxy" it probably should be
    >> (long) or (unsigned long) though.
    > That's not 32bit either.

    Looked at the subject line?


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