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    SubjectRe: Scalability problem (kmap_lock) with -aa kernels
    My guess: persistent kmaps are okay, kmapped high pagetables are okay,
    persistent kmapped high pagetables are okay. What's wrong is how we
    flush_all_zero_pkmaps on all cpus, synchronously while holding the
    kmap_lock everyone needs to get a new kmap (and hopefully more often,
    just inc or dec the pkmap_count of kmap already got). That's what
    cries out for redesign: it's served us well but should now be improved.


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