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    SubjectRe: Nick's core remove PageReserved broke vmware...
    Petr Vandrovec wrote:

    > But get_user_pages() was not invoked by 'the core vm'. I invoked it,
    > from my
    > module... same one which populated this VMA before.

    OK, sure in this case it should be fine because you know what you're
    doing. In the case where someone submits a /dev/mem mapping for direct
    IO, things would be different.

    > So I've made this change... Test probably could be for 2.6.4 <= x <=
    > 2.6.5 to rule out all buggy kernels, but I'll probably leave it this way
    > unless there is some good reason to not set VM_RESERVED on these older
    > kernels.

    OK, if that is all that is required to fix it for you, then that's
    a good result! Thanks for the mail and be sure to let us know if you
    run into any other problems.


    SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.

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