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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/16] x86/mm/ldt: Reserve high address-space range for the LDT
On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 06:13:43PM +0100, Joerg Roedel wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>
> On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 05:52:13PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 05:36:49PM +0100, Joerg Roedel wrote:
> > > From: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>
> > >
> > > Reserve 2MB/4MB of address space for mapping the LDT to
> > > user-space.
> >
> > LDT is 64k, we need 2 per CPU, and NR_CPUS <= 64 on 32bit, that gives
> > 64K*2*64=8M > 2M.
>
> Thanks, I'll fix that in the next version.

Just lower the max SMP setting until it fits or something. 32bit is too
address space starved for lots of CPU in any case, 64 CPUs on 32bit is
absolutely insane.

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