Re: [RFC] 4-level page table directories.

From: Robin Holt <>
Date: 2005-11-03 04:16:11
I think I will hold off on doing this for now.  I think it is better done
as a seperate patch.  I will happily try to tackle this once the direction
of 4-level PTDs is set, but until then, I think I want to skip this.


On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 03:19:57PM +1000, Ian Wienand wrote:
> Something I would really like is a small abstraction of some of the
> page table access macros to make it a little clearer as to what is
> happening.  Besides which using '-3' in many places assumes the size
> of entries (of particular interest is the size of a PTE, which you
> might want to increase; I can't see why you would increase the upper
> levels).
> I'd like to see something like this go in, or possibly wrap it up with
> your changes.  I also tried to make comments a little more explicit.
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