Re: test10-pre2

From: Richard Henderson (
Date: Sun Oct 15 2000 - 17:44:47 EST

On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 02:23:44PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Note that it would be nicer to _not_ do the page fault case anyway, and
> just extend on the current special case of one PGD entry - just make that
> one PGD entry be two, and pre-allocate the (one) PMD entry that you use
> for SRM callbacks and vmalloc(), and fill it into each page directory so
> that set_pgdir() is basically "pre-done" and thus nothing ever needs to be
> done afterwards.

Here's a patch that removes the page fault from the normal case.


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