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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] This adds a patch for the vanilla ke

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] This adds a patch for the vanilla kernel, to be pushed upstream some
From: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 12:04:56 -0400 (EDT)
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On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 12 Jul 2005, at 16:47, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > I don't understand how the code inside this if condition
> > ever gets to run.  Surely the previous test should catch
> > the non-PAE case already ?
> > 
> > Or is this code a preparation for non-3:1 splits ?
> That code path would get executed by native pae builds (ie. non-xen pae 
> builds).

Makes sense.  There are non-3:1 splits in native PAE builds.

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