[PATCH 04/10] 8xx: Always pin kernel instruction TLB

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Dec 9 19:56:35 EST 2009

On Wed, 2009-12-09 at 08:39 +0100, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> The later isn't as simple :) I believe the bulk of such code in
> entry_32.S.

Yeah but it would be useful for hash I suppose if one really wants to
boot with nobats. Though at least on hash most of the time we have ways
to recover by mean of MSR:RI being cleared, which your TLB miss code
doesn't check...

> Anyhow, the config option is still valid as if enabled
> it will pin several DTLB's too. Scott had some concerns about removing
> the config option completely so this was the next best thing.

Well, if you want to pin at least one entry, then just remove the #if
completely but don't leave a #if 1 :-)


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