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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH -V3 2/4] target-ppc: Fix page table lookup with kv

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH -V3 2/4] target-ppc: Fix page table lookup with kvm enabled
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:45:00 +1000

On Mon, 2013-08-26 at 09:03 +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> because non bolted entries could be invalidated and reused by the time
> we look at the returned hpte values. I am not sure, whether it is ok or
> we need to make sure such a thing doesn't happen. For the use case i am
> looking at, ie, to dump the kernel address looking at bolted entries was
> enough. 

It's general debugging right ?, if we stop the simulation we are fine, if we
look at it "live", anything is fair game. Without non-bolted entries, you don't
get vmalloc space for example, which can be annoying for debugging :-)


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