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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/8] 2.6.17 merge additions

To: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/8] 2.6.17 merge additions
From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 11:17:05 +0000
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On 2/3/07 09:59, "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Isn't that patch just doing this -  paging_init() is almost identical to
> native
> after the patch (the sole difference is the setting of
> init_mm.context.pinned).
> The only real addition (to find_early_table_space()) is the space reservation
> for the fixmap tables (so these can be set up earlier) and the stuff moved
> out of paging_init() into init_memory_mapping(). And I don't think it is
> reasonable to expect init_memory_mapping() to get very close to native.

Okay I probably should have done a three-way comparison with the native code
as well, then. My first impression was definitely that the code looked more
complicated rather than less. :-) I'll take another look.

 -- Keir

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