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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] x86: add brk allocation for very, very early allocations
    Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
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    >> This reminds me... is your intent that the BRK is permanent (unless
    >> explicitly freed on a page by page basis) or part of the init memory
    >> that is flushed?
    >
    > Permanent. I'm using it to allocate things which are the moral
    > equivalent of the kernel pagetables.
    >

    Cool; just wanted it noted what the rules were. Even more so the reason
    to fold as many possible uses as possible into this new mechanism.

    -hpa

    P.S. Could you send me the updates to the dom0 patches you said you had?

    --
    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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