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SubjectRe: mtrr cleanup not doing anything on 2.6.33-rc7
On 02/11/2010 02:10 AM, Carlos R. Mafra wrote:
> [Add people in that commit to Cc: list, just in case]
>
> On Mi 10.Feb'10 at 20:48:49 -0500, Alexander Lam wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Alexander Lam <lambchop468@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> My kernel config has the following:
>>> CONFIG_MTRR=y
>>> CONFIG_MTRR_SANITIZER=y
>>> CONFIG_MTRR_SANITIZER_ENABLE_DEFAULT=1
>>> CONFIG_MTRR_SANITIZER_SPARE_REG_NR_DEFAULT=1
>>>
>>> With previous kernels, dmesg would show that the sanitizer was indeed
>>> cleaning up the mtrrs [1]
>>>
>>> but now, with 2.6.33-rc7 there is no indication that this is occuring,
>>
>> For those who run across this later,
>>
>> Found out that commit 508d85c2c6bc8cba53d2a54d9a306ad64a0a80bf,
>> x86: When cleaning MTRRs, do not fold WP into UC
>>
>> causes mtrr cleanup not to run on my machine.
>>
>> Probably not worth fixing because the i915 error message is harmless.
>> --

You're not stating what your MTRR setup looks like, and hence if there
is anything to clean up.

-hpa

--
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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