Re: 2.5.74-mm2 + nvidia (and others)

From: Thomas Schlichter (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 03:51:39 EST

On Tuesday 08 July 2003 09:26, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 09:03:39AM +0200, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> > Bit too specific to -mm2, what about the the attached?
> Well, it'd also help to check whether this is a userspace address or
> a kernelspace address. Kernelspace access would only require
> pmd_offset_kernel().
> Where are these nvidia and vmware patches, anyway? I can maintain
> fixups for highpmd for the things and it would at least help me a
> bit to see what's going on around the specific areas.

Well, the NVIDIA patches are at
but I don't know about the VMWARE patches...

Btw, what do you think about the idea of exporting the follow_pages() function
from mm/memory.c to kernel modules? So this could be used for modules
compiled for 2.[56] kernels and the old way just for 2.4 kernels...
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