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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Revert "x86: optimize page faults like all other achitectures and kill notifier cruft"
    On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 02:34:46AM +0000, Dave Airlie wrote:
    >
    > [This an initial RFC but I'd like to have this patch in before 2.6.24 goes
    > final as it really breaks this useful feature]
    >
    > mmiotrace the MMIO access tracer used to reverse engineer binary blobs
    > used this notifier interface and is planned on being pushed upstream.
    >
    > Having users able to just use the tracer module without having to rebuild
    > their kernel to add in a page fault handler hack means we get a lot
    > greater coverage for reverse engineering efforts.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
    >
    > This reverts commit 74a0b5762713a26496db72eac34fbbed46f20fce.
    > Conflicts:

    NACK. If you want to do it you'll need a much better reason and an
    in-tree user. And if you want to redo it it should be available for
    all platforms with a consistant API.



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