Re: [PATCH] Dead code in i386/kernel/process.c

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Sun Aug 04 2002 - 10:45:23 EST

Brian Gerst wrote:
> This patch removes an artifact of code left over from the 2.0 days when
> the kernel didn't use flat segments.

This code dates back to a patch for 1.2.8 :-)
The comment is quite wrong now.

Can we trust that arch/i386/mm/init.c will continue to map the page at
0xc0000000 (PAGE_OFFSET) to physical address 0? I guess so, hence the
patch is fine.

-- Jamie
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