Re: test10-pre2

From: Wakko Warner (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 19:49:08 EST

Doesn't boot on alpha systems with pci-pci bridges. I sent a report about
this a couple days ago and noone responds.

> There's a test10-2 out there.
> Notable change to people Cc'd on this mail: this contains the fix for the
> vmalloc() and ioremap() race condition, which deletes the set_pgdir()
> function and instead depends on the page table entries being distributed
> to the other page directories automatically. Some architectures can do
> this naturally by just sharing the kernrel pgd entries with "init_mm",
> others, like the x86, need a dynamic page fault handler path for this.
> See the arch/x86/mm/fault.c changes to see what arch-specific changes this
> can entail.
> Other changes are fairly straightforward..
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