RE: Problem with accessing page tables

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-11-11 08:45:23
>>>>> On Sat, 8 Nov 2003 13:27:02 +0530, "Ameya Mitragotri" <> said:

  Ameya> We passed the address of swapper_pg_dir and this is what we got.

  Ameya> Nov  8 12:29:35 i2 kernel: The swapper_pg_dir address is
  Ameya> a0000001008d6000
  Ameya> Nov  8 12:29:35 i2 kernel: The pgd offset is 280 address of pgd entry is
  Ameya> a0000001008d6000 value @ pgd entry is 2146033664
  Ameya> Nov  8 12:29:35 i2 kernel: The pmd offset is 201 pmd address is
  Ameya> e00000007fe9f008
  Ameya> value @ pmd is 0

  Ameya> Now I think the memory for the swapper_pg_dir has already been
  Ameya> allocated.
  Ameya> I still get PMD as 0.

Again, that's normal for memory that hasn't been allocated yet.

  Ameya> Am I doing something fundamentally wrong?

I don't know.  What exactly are you trying to do?

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Received on Mon Nov 10 16:45:53 2003

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