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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: put initial_pg_tables into .bss -v4
Yinghai Lu wrote:
> Impact: cleanup
> Don't use ram after _end blindly for pagetables. aka init pages is before _end
> put those pg table into .bss
> v2: keep initial page table up to 512M only.
> v4: put initial page tables just before _end
> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <>

I still feel that this is a movement in *EXACTLY* the wrong direction,
as it is deliberately intended to prevent a general allocator for
anything that needs to be dynamic very early on. I still think that
makes a lot more sense.


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