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SubjectRe: 4level page tables for Linux II
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Hi, Andi Kleen wrote:

> And when you cannot remember the few names for the level you
> better shouldn't touch VM at all.

Disagree. Rather strongly in fact.

It's probably OK if you already know the stuff and have been hacking
Linux' mm for years already, but if you try to learn how things work by
actually looking at the code..?

Just number them. Let pd1 point to pages, pd2 to pd1 entries, and so on.
(Level zero is the actual pages.)

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Matthias Urlichs
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