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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:
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    > 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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