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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] x86/mm: disable ioremap free page handling on x86-PAE
On Mon, 2018-04-30 at 11:59 -0600, Toshi Kani wrote:
> ioremap() supports pmd mappings on x86-PAE. However, kernel's pmd
> tables are not shared among processes on x86-PAE. Therefore, any
> update to sync'd pmd entries need re-syncing. Freeing a pte page
> also leads to a vmalloc fault and hits the BUG_ON in vmalloc_sync_one().
> Disable free page handling on x86-PAE. pud_free_pmd_page() and
> pmd_free_pte_page() simply return 0 if a given pud/pmd entry is present.
> This assures that ioremap() does not update sync'd pmd entries at the
> cost of falling back to pte mappings.
> Fixes: 28ee90fe6048 ("x86/mm: implement free pmd/pte page interfaces")
> Reported-by: Joerg Roedel <>

Hi Joerg,

Does it solve your problem? Let me know if you have any issue with the

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