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SubjectRe: [PATCH] __free_pages_ok oops

On Mon, 25 Feb 2002, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> I disagree: requiring aio to execute completion in user context means
> that we can no longer have quick completion directly from an interrupt
> handler to a busy server executing in userland.

Note that teh IO _completion_ can happen in user land. That does not mean
that the IO page tear-down can (or should) happen at the same time.

There are two issues here:
- the data structures supporting the IO, built up and torn down from
process space.
- the IO itself.

One is synchronous, the other is not.


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