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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] Re: [RFC PATCH 30/35] Add generic_page_range() function

On 22 Mar 2006, at 08:51, Zachary Amsden wrote:

>> Although this interface is intended to be useful in a wide range of
>> situations, it is currently used specifically by several Xen
>> subsystems, for example: to ensure that pagetables have been allocated
>> for a virtual address range, and to construct batched special
>> pagetable update requests to map I/O memory (in ioremap()).
> This interface is great, and highly useful. But it doesn't seem to be
> able to work on native hardware, as it doesn't support large pages.

Ah, good point. I'll add that.

-- Keir

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