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Date:   Wed, 6 Mar 2019 17:03:07 +0800
From:   Baoquan He <>
To:     Kairui Song <>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Borislav Petkov <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>, Jiri Bohac <>,
        Alexey Dobriyan <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        Omar Sandoval <>,
        Bhupesh Sharma <>,
        Dave Young <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] x86/gart/kcore: Exclude GART aperture from kcore

On 03/06/19 at 04:48pm, Kairui Song wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:00 PM Kairui Song <> wrote:
> Hi Baoquan, after second thought, vmcore and kcore are doing similar
> thing but still quite independent of each, didn't see any simple way
> to share the logic.
> And for the following naming issue I think considering the context
> there is no problem, "exclude_from_vmcore(aper_alloc, aper_order)" is
> clearly doing what it literally means, excluding the aperture from
> vmcore.
> Let me know if anything is wrong, will send V4 later reuse this approach.

Thanks for the effort.

Yes, saw your v3. I kept quiet because I personally prefer the v2 method
which is similar to vmcore handling. So if you have investigated and
decided to do v2 way after deliberate thought, feel free to post v4. I
will make time to review.


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