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SubjectRe: writepage return value check in vmscan.c
On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 10:15:06AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-10-24 at 09:36, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > A few fixes have been discussed. One way would be to allocate
> > the space for the page when it is first faulted into reality and
> > deliver SIGBUS if backing store for it could not be allocated.
>
> You still have to handle the situation where the page goes walkies and
> you get ENOSPC or any other ERANDOMSUPRISE from things like NFS. SIGBUS
> appears the right thing to do.
>
exactly. It need to preserve the page dirty in the first place.

Chris


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