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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/8] CPA: Fix gbpages support in try_preserve_lage_page
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Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> writes:
>
> btw., v2.6.25-rc1 is not affected by this. Gbpages support is a "still
> cooking" feature only available in x86.git#mm, destined for .26, and
> even there it's default disabled and only available on Barcelona class
> hardware. (Some of these bits are upstream already to make maintenance
> easier, but they are inactive code.)

This means it will be tested for ~6 months. Don't you think that's a little
excessive for such a simple patch?

% git show 6dc6ffff706db6c70a98253e7dc7011e4343df6c | diffstat
init_64.c | 29 ++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
1 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

One option would be also to merge it to .25 and mark the
CONFIG option EXPERIMENTAL.

-Andi


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