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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/4] ioremap: Implement TLB_INV before huge mapping
On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 06:55:32PM +0530, Chintan Pandya wrote:
> On 3/15/2018 6:43 PM, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 06:15:04PM +0530, Chintan Pandya wrote:
> > > Huge mapping changes PMD/PUD which could have
> > > valid previous entries. This requires proper
> > > TLB maintanance on some architectures, like
> > > ARM64.
> >
> > Just to check, I take it that you mean we could have a valid table
> > entry, but all the entries in that next level table must be invalid,
> > right?
>
> That was my assumption but my assumption can be wrong if any VA gets
> block mapping for 1G directly (instead of the 2M cases we discussed
> so far), then this would go for a toss.

Ok. Just considering the 4K -> 2M case, is that an assumption, or a
guarantee?

Thanks,
Mark.

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