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Date:	Thu, 03 Jan 2013 09:34:55 +0000
From:	"Jan Beulich" <>
To:	"Daniel Kiper" <>
Cc:	<>, <>,
	<>, <>,
	"xen-devel" <>, <>,
	<>, <>, <>,
	<>, <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 02/11] x86/kexec: Add extra pointers to
 transition page table PGD, PUD, PMD and PTE

>>> On 27.12.12 at 03:18, Daniel Kiper <> wrote:
> Some implementations (e.g. Xen PVOPS) could not use part of identity page 
> table
> to construct transition page table. It means that they require separate 
> PUDs,
> PMDs and PTEs for virtual and physical (identity) mapping. To satisfy that
> requirement add extra pointer to PGD, PUD, PMD and PTE and align existing 
> code.

So you keep posting this despite it having got pointed out on each
earlier submission that this is unnecessary, proven by the fact that
the non-pvops Xen kernels can get away without it. Why?


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