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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [225/275] x86: Cleanup highmap after brk is concluded
On 03/30/2011 02:07 PM, Andi Kleen wrote:
> 2.6.35-longterm review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> ------------------
> From: Yinghai Lu<>
> commit e5f15b45ddf3afa2bbbb10c7ea34fb32b6de0a0e upstream.
> Now cleanup_highmap actually is in two steps: one is early in head64.c
> and only clears above _end; a second one is in init_memory_mapping() and
> tries to clean from _brk_end to _end.
> It should check if those boundaries are PMD_SIZE aligned but currently
> does not.
> Also init_memory_mapping() is called several times for numa or memory
> hotplug, so we really should not handle initial kernel mappings there.
> This patch moves cleanup_highmap() down after _brk_end is settled so
> we can do everything in one step.
> Also we honor max_pfn_mapped in the implementation of cleanup_highmap.

gentoo guys reported this one cause resume freeze.

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