[PATCH 0/3] arm64: Use pte manipulation functions for THP
catalin.marinas at arm.com
Wed Feb 12 05:16:02 EST 2014
On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 10:07:37AM +0000, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 09:43:39AM +0000, Steve Capper wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 06, 2014 at 02:16:08PM +0000, Steve Capper wrote:
> > > This series replaces the Transparent HugePage pmd manipulation
> > > functions with calls to the standard pte functions. This allows the THP
> > > code to take advantage of the new PTE_WRITE logic, and provides better
> > > parity with the HugeTLB code (which already uses the pte functions).
> > >
> > > Testing was done on the Fast Model with LTP THP tests, and the 3.14-rc1
> > > kernel was used.
> > Does this series look reasonable?
> I was waiting for the corresponding arch/arm/ changes.
The arch/arm/ code doesn't have the PTE_WRITE changes. It's a bit more
work here because of the classic MMU (but I hope Steve will get there ;).
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