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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_32: trim memory by updating e820 v3
Jesse Barnes schrieb:
> On Monday, April 28, 2008 6:53 am Ingo Molnar wrote:
>> i think we should still try to make this a non-default option because
>> modern Xorg should not have any need to touch MTRRs. Perhaps a .config
>> dependent on CONFIG_DANGEROUS ;-)
>
> Well, not quite... we're still waiting on some way of getting WC semantics for
> sysfs PCI files. Suresh tells me something like that is queued up, but until
> that hits the mainline X will still need to bang the MTRRs to get decent
> performance.

Do you happen to know if this new sysfs-way will work correctly in the
case where the MTRRs explicitly say that the video-memory is uncachable?

Regards,
Mika


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