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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ix86: minor highmem related Kconfig cleanup
Jan Beulich wrote:
> Remove a redundant conditional and consolidate a dependency.
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <>
> config HIGHPTE
> bool "Allocate 3rd-level pagetables from highmem"
> - depends on X86_32 && (HIGHMEM4G || HIGHMEM64G)
> + depends on HIGHMEM
> ---help---
> The VM uses one page table entry for each page of physical memory.
> For systems with a lot of RAM, this can be wasteful of precious

This is probably correct, but the "3rd-level" should have been removed
from the description long ago when this was made available to non-PAE
mode (if it ever wasn't.)


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

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