Subject: Re: M_EXT_PAGES
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/05/2004 15:57:53
On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 04:47:17PM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> eventual goals are:
> 	- delay pmap_kenter_pa() until it's really needed.
> 	  (likely on the first mtod()?)
> 	  if you're lucky enough, no pmap_kenter_pa() is needed at all.
> 	- use mbufs (or something similar) for disk i/o.

The patch looks ok to me. Avoiding mapping things into kva for
I/O is a good goal, and I wholeheartedly support it. Using mbufs
or similar for I/O to streamline I/O paths is also a very good thing.

- Frank