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    SubjectRe: Always passing mm and vma down (was: [RFC][PATCH] Convert do_no_page() to a hook to avoid DFS race)
    On Sun, 2003-06-01 at 22:00, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
    > The immediate motivation is to avoid the race with zap_page_range()
    > when another node writes to the corresponding portion of the file,
    > similar to the situation with vmtruncate(). The thought was to
    > leverage locking within the distributed filesystem, but if the
    > race is solved locally, then, as you say, perhaps this is not
    > necessary.

    is said distributed filesystem open source by chance ?
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