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SubjectRe: [PATCH] adjust/fix LDT handling for Xen
>>> Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> 14.01.08 16:48 >>>
>
>* Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com> wrote:
>
>> Don't rely on kmalloc(PAGE_SIZE) returning PAGE_SIZE aligned memory
>> (Xen requires GDT *and* LDT to be page-aligned). Using the page
>> allocator interface also removes the (albeit small) slab allocator
>> overhead. The same change being done for 64-bits for consistency.
>>
>> Further, the Xen hypercall interface expects the LDT address to be
>> virtual, not machine.
>
>coul dyou try this against x86.git as well? We already unified ldt.c as
>part of the paravirt patches.

Sure, but it may take me a little while.

Jan



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