lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Feb]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] x86: add brk allocation for very, very early allocations
Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
>
>> 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.



\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-02-27 22:35    [W:0.114 / U:0.028 seconds]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site