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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] hugetlb: add phys addr to struct huge_bootmem_page
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    On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 1:50 PM, Becky Bruce <beckyb@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

    > Because there was no bootmem allocation in the normal case - the non-highmem
    > version stores data structure in the huge page itself.  This is perfectly fine as long
    > as you have a mapping.  Since this isn't true for HIGHMEM pages, I allocate
    > bootmem to store the early data structure that stores information about the
    > hugepage (this happens in arch-specific code in alloc_bootmem_huge_page).

    I would put this text in a comment in the code.

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    Timur Tabi
    Linux kernel developer at Freescale
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