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SubjectRe: pte-highmem vs UKVA (was: object-based rmap and pte-highmem)

On Sun, 23 Feb 2003, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
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> Another term for "UKVA for pagetables only" is "recursive pagetables",
> if this helps clarify anything.

Oh, ok. We did that for alpha, and it was a good deal there (it's actually
architected for alpha). So yes, I don't mind doing it for the page tables,
and it should work fine on x86 too (it's not necessarily a very portable
approach, since it requires that the pmd- and the pte- tables look the
same, which is not always true).

So sure, go ahead with that part.

Linus

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