Re: page allocation/attributes question (i386/x86_64 specific)

From: Rik Van Riel
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 18:57:31 EST

On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 Stuart_Hayes@xxxxxxxx wrote:

> My question is this: when split_large_page() is called, should it make
> the other 511 PTEs inherit the page attributes from the large page (with
> the exception of PAGE_PSE, obviously)?

I suspect it should.

The Theory of Escalating Commitment: "The cost of continuing mistakes is
borne by others, while the cost of admitting mistakes is borne by yourself."
-- Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at