gsoc2013-patch and questions

Gedare Bloom gedare at
Fri Mar 22 14:25:29 UTC 2013

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 9:47 PM, Peng Fan <van.freenix at> wrote:
> Hi all,
>         I followed the "GSoC_Getting_Started" , modified init.c of the hello
> sample and used "git diff master mybranch" to get the      patch.
Patch looks fine.

>        I am new to gsoc,so there maybe something wrong with what I have
> done.I hope you can point it out.I will appreciate your help.I am interested
> in "mmu support" and "improvements on smp support" listed on the "Open
> projects" page. I am reading the mmu code written in gsoc2012. In the code,
> it uses 1MB section as a unit.Is it coases-grained or too large? why not use
> 4kB page as a fine-grained unit?
The "page size" varies between architecture families / MMU hardware,
and some kinds of MMU hardware that do not implement virtual memory
will not know about page size at all, e.g. an MPU.

>       Anyone can give me some advice about who should i contact about the
> proposal?Thanks very much.
This mailing list is a good place to post questions.

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