Subject: Re: pageable kernel pmap entries
To: Chuck Silvers <email@example.com>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/29/1999 09:05:33
On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> one bit of separable work that'll be needed for the merged buffer/page cache
> stuff is pageable kernel pmap entries, which are not implemented on at least
> the sparc port (both sun4c and sun4m). some of the other pmap modules
> are pretty opaque to me so there might be others that need work.
What do you mean by `pageable kernel pmap entries'? Do you plan to page
out parts of the kernel pmap? Why is this a requirement for the merged
buffer/page cache stuff?
Eduardo Horvath email@example.com
"I need to find a pithy new quote." -- me