Re: [PATCH] x86, PAT: honor CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM if pat is disable]

From: Michal Hocko
Date: Sat Jul 23 2011 - 08:40:07 EST

On Fri 22-07-11 11:30:55, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 07/22/2011 10:31 AM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for the clarification!
> > What do you think about fixing the nopat with STRICT_DEVMEM like the
> > patch does?
> >
> From what I gather from your patch, the issue is that STRICT_DEVMEM
> isn't being honored with nopat?


> This is an obvious bug and should be fixed.

OK, thanks for confirmation. Should I just repost the patch without the
question about PAT vs. /dev/[k]mem or you will just pick it up from
there? Or would you preffer a different fix?

Michal Hocko
Lihovarska 1060/12
190 00 Praha 9
Czech Republic
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