Re: 2.5.73-mm2

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2003 - 22:11:47 EST

On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 08:21:30PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> Just bits and pieces.

On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 08:54:36AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> Here's highpmd. This allocates L2 pagetables from highmem, decreasing
> the per-process lowmem overhead on CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G from 20KB to 8KB.
> Some attempts were made to update non-i386 architectures to the new
> API's, though they're entirely untested. It's been tested for a while
> in -wli on i386 machines, both lowmem and highmem boxen.

Here's highpmd again, but with the bash-shared-mappings oops fixed.
Some missing s/pmd_alloc()/pmd_alloc_map()/ conversions in non-i386
code are also included in the update.

Included as a MIME attachment to prevent MTA's from barfing on its size.

-- wli

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