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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Two patches fixing regression introduced by 'x86-64, mm: Put early page table high'
    On 05/02/2011 10:22 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
    > But we haven't come up with an acceptable general solution yet, so this
    > patchset provides a workaround for the problem. Peter, Yinghai - what would be
    > the best forum/email/conference to hammer out a general solution for this?
    > Currently, there are couple of ways of fixing this:
    > - use pvops hooks:
    > - have a workaround in Xen MMU's early bootup code (which is what these
    > two patches to this email have).
    > - or remove the patch introducing the regression altogether.
    > Foremost important is to fix the regression, and attached patches
    > achieve that. I want to remove this workaround patch when we
    > hammer out more appropriate semantics for the page table creation - but
    > that will take some time and the runway to do that in 2.6.39 is gone.

    My inclination would be to apply your workaround -- are there any
    adverse effects to doing that?


    [Sorry if I have missed any emails recently... apparently my email was
    significantly on the fritz over the last few days.]

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