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SubjectRe: [RFC] On paging of kernel VM.
On Monday 09 September 2002 11:20, David Woodhouse wrote:
> But as I said, this means screwing with every fault handler. It doesn't
> have to affect the fast path -- we can go looking for these vmas only in
> the case where we've already tried looking for the appropriate pte in
> init_mm and haven't found it. But it's still an intrusive change that would
> need to be done on every architecture.

Why can't you go per-architecture and fall back to the slow way of doing it
for architectures that don't have the new functionality yet?

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