[PATCH] SLB shadow buffer

Christoph Hellwig hch at lst.de
Sat Aug 5 22:45:44 EST 2006

On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 03:53:19PM +1000, Michael Neuling wrote:
> This adds a shadow buffer for the SLBs and regsiters it with PHYP.
> Only the bolted SLB entries (first 3) are saved.

What is a SLB shadow buffer and why do we need it?  (I don't want to
question the patch but rather learn a little more about lowlevel ppc64
mmu details)

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