Subject: Re: pageable kernel pmap entries
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
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
	"I need to find a pithy new quote." -- me