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Re: [Xen-devel] Regression: x86/mm: new _PTE_SWP_SOFT_DIRTY bit conflicts with existing use

On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 03:37:33PM +0900, Minchan Kim wrote:
> > 
> > Look, good thing is that 7th bit also available on the 4level pages
> > (ie x86-64) without additional code modification, that's why I picked
> > it in first place. I prepared the patch locally which doesn't use
> > pse bit for tracking but it only makes code more complex.
> I'm not sure you read this thread.
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.mm/101756
> In summary, I'd like to use it to track sub-ranges of some processes.
> I already had a time to investigate and it enhanced our workload x2 on ARM
> so I'd like to expand the concept for more general purpose.
> For it, arch-specific stuff would be hurdle for port.
> So, I support your non-arch-specific solutions.
> Just FYI. Such future plan shouldn't force you.

Hi Minchan, thanks for info, I'll read the thread (sorry for delay,
managed to miss your email).

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