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pmap_init, pmap_init2 - initialize the pmap subsystem
The pmap_init() function initializes the pmap(9) sub-system. It is
called during system initialization by vm_init(), to initialize any
structures that the pmap_init system needs in order to map between
physical and virtual memory.
The pmap_init2() function initializes a zone for the PV entries. These
are used to implement page sharing at the physical level. A high water
mark is set so that the system can recover from excessive numbers of PV
This manual page was written by Bruce M Simpson 〈email@example.com〉.