[RFC] Consolidate lots of hugepage code

Anton Blanchard anton at samba.org
Mon Nov 8 04:20:30 EST 2004


> Further consolidation is premature given that outstanding hugetlb bugs
> have the implication that architectures' needs are not being served by
> the current arch/core split. I have at least two relatively major hugetlb
> bugs outstanding, the lack of a flush_dcache_page() analogue first, and
> another (soon to be a reported to affected distros) less well-understood.
> Unless they're directly toward the end of restoring hugetlb to a sound
> state, they're counterproductive to merge before patches doing so.

Could you point me at a summary of these 2 issues? 


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