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SubjectRe: [patch 3/7] x86, cpa: make the kernel physical mapping initialization a two pass sequence

* Jeremy Fitzhardinge <> wrote:

> Suresh Siddha wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 08:28:08AM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
>>> Well, that's OK. We just need to preserve the original page permissions
>>> when fragmenting the large mappings. (This isn't a case that affects
>>> Xen, because it will already be 4k mappings.)
>> Jeremy, Can you please check if the appended patch fixes your issue and Ack
>> it? Test booted on three different 64bit platforms with and without
> This patch works fine under Xen. Thanks for the quick fix.
> Tested-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>

applied to tip/x86/pat, thanks guys!

If it fails testing for some reason then it might not make the first
v2.6.28 pull request, but it's definitely moving in the right direction
so the PAT/TLB changes seem v2.6.28 worthy.


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