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Fwd: How to access physical memory

宋辰伟
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Subject: How to access physical memory
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From: 宋辰伟 <[hidden email]>
Date: 2018年12月24日周一 上午11:23
To: <[hidden email]>


Hi I'm the new here . And I have some questions with pmap.

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See `*pml4` is the physical address of a page with some flag. And then
updated the address to the Direct Map Space. Then We calculate the offset
of the real pdp we need .

How could it access to `*pdp`? it is a virtual addr in Direct Map Space.
Why don't change the physical space directly since we have the physical
page already.


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From: 宋辰伟 <[hidden email]>
Date: 2018年12月24日周一 上午11:28
To: <[hidden email]>


```
pdp = (pdp_entry_t *)PHYS_TO_DMAP(*pml4 & PG_FRAME);

/* Now find the pdp page */
pdp = &pdp[pdpindex & ((1ul << NPDPEPGSHIFT) - 1)];
*pdp = VM_PAGE_TO_PHYS(m) | PG_U | PG_RW | PG_V | PG_A | PG_M;
```

There is the code in _pmap_allocpte.

宋辰伟 <[hidden email]> 于2018年12月24日周一 上午11:23写道:
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