Re: [Patch 1/3] Reclaim pmd and pte entries to quicklists.

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2005-03-03 08:21:05
>>>>> On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 14:44:37 -0600, Robin Holt <holt@sgi.com> said:

  >> pgd_alloc:

  >> ...  pgd = alloc_one_fast(mm, PTRS_PER_PGD * sizeof(pgd_t));

  Robin> Since the size of page tables does not change on a running
  Robin> system, would you accept three BUG_ONs in mm/init.c that
  Robin> check pgd, pmd, and pte allocation sizes?  That will be
  Robin> clearer and definitely not have any chance of impacting
  Robin> runtime.

I suppose that's OK.  I still think the above interface is clearer,
but understand that the impact would be bigger on the existing patch.

	--david
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