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Re: XIP (Rev. 2)

On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 04:31:22PM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
> A big problem with the XIP thread is that it is simply not palatable.
> It takes a lot of commitment just to read the thread, not to mention
> putting out a sensible review comments like e.g. Chuq and Matt have done.
> The issue is complex and the code involved is even more so.  However,
> that is no excuse for a confusing presentation.  It seems like hardly
> anyone can follow what is going on, and usually that signals that the
> audience is not the root of the problem.

If the conversation's leading participants adopt the rule that they may
not introduce a new term ("pager ops") or symbol ("pgo_fault") to the
discussion until a manual page describes it, then we will gain some
useful kernel-internals documentation, and the conversation will be more
accessible. :-)


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933

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