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RE: [Xen-devel] [patch] predicate NX flag

To: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Scott Parish" <srparish@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [patch] predicate NX flag
From: "Nakajima, Jun" <jun.nakajima@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 14:52:56 -0700
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Ian Pratt wrote:
>>> ... or should xen_l1_entry_update be updated instead of the macros
>>> ... 
>> i guess this option is ruled out in light of future writable
>> pagetable support.
> Yes. It's critical that everything uses writeable pagetables, as its
> essential for SMP guest support. In general, the x86_64 linux port
> would really benefit from some more unification with i386. It's
> currently missing all sorts of fixes and improvements that have been
> implemented on i386.
> Ian

BTW, with PAE support, is NX working on x86 side?

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