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SubjectRe: [PATCH] docs/vm: add documentation of memory models
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On 04/24/2019 03:58 PM, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> +To use vmemmap, an architecture has to reserve a range of virtual
> +addresses that will map the physical pages containing the memory
> +map. and make sure that `vmemmap` points to that range. In addition,
> +the architecture should implement :c:func:`vmemmap_populate` method
> +that will allocate the physical memory and create page tables for the
> +virtual memory map. If an architecture does not have any special
> +requirements for the vmemmap mappings, it can use default
> +:c:func:`vmemmap_populate_basepages` provided by the generic memory
> +management.

Just to complete it, could you also include struct vmem_altmap and how it
can contribute towards the physical backing for vmemmap virtual mapping.
Otherwise the write up looks complete.

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