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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] recognize MAP_LOCKED in mmap() call
    On Wed, 18 Sep 2002 wrote:
    > Andrew Morton wrote:
    > >(SuS really only anticipates that mmap needs to look at prior mlocks
    > >in force against the address range. It also says
    > >
    > > Process memory locking does apply to shared memory regions,
    > >
    > >and we don't do that either. I think we should; can't see why SuS
    > >requires this.)
    > Let me make sure I read what you said correctly. Does this mean that
    > Linux 2.4 (or 2.5) kernels do not lock shared memory regions if a
    > process uses mlockall?

    But it does. Linux won't evict memory that's MLOCKed...


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