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SubjectRe: nfsiod issues?


On Fri, 26 Apr 1996, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
>
> In linux.dev.kernel, article <m0u9bUo-000HRoC@monad.swb.de>,
> Olaf Kirch <okir@monad.swb.de> writes:
> >
> > The difficulty with kernel threads is that they are created by using
> > sys_clone(), which means that they inherit everything from the process
> > creating them, including its VM.
>
> But that can be fixed easily. Right now there's only one flag, CLONE_VM,
> which says whether we want the same memory map or an identical copy. Add
> another flag that says we want a new empty memory map instead (obviously
> this flag cannot be used from user space). Problem solved.

Problems also solved by calling "exit_mm()" in the nfsiod. I think it
works, but I never actually tested it (I have them compiled in, not as
modules).Want to try 1.3.96?

Linus


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