Re: [patch] mm: Ensure proper alignment for node_remap_start_pfn

From: Ravikiran G Thirumalai
Date: Wed Jul 27 2005 - 20:36:22 EST

On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 06:17:24PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Ravikiran G Thirumalai <kiran@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > While reserving KVA for lmem_maps of node, we have to make sure that
> > node_remap_start_pfn[] is aligned to a proper pmd boundary.
> > (node_remap_start_pfn[] gets its value from node_end_pfn[])
> >
> What are the effects of not having this patch applied? Does someone's
> computer crash, or what?

Yes, it does cause a crash.

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