Next July 29 : Hugetlb test failure (OOPS free_hugepte_range)

Sachin Sant sachinp at
Thu Aug 6 14:40:46 EST 2009

Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> Does this patch fixes it ?
> [PATCH] powerpc/mm: Fix encoding of page table cache numbers
> The mask used to encode the page table cache number in the
> batch when freeing page tables was too small for the new
> possible values of MMU page sizes. This increases it along
> with a comment explaining the constraints.
> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at>
> ---
Yes this patch fixed the issue for me. Thanks Ben.

Tested-by: Sachin Sant <sachinp at>



Sachin Sant
IBM Linux Technology Center
India Systems and Technology Labs
Bangalore, India

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