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SubjectRe: fix iounmap and a pageattr memleak (x86 and x86-64)
On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 11:48:27AM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 11:39:15AM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 12:15:54AM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > the fix for this bug in 2.6.11-rc3 for this bug is wrong, I thought I
> >
> > Can you describe what exactly is wrong?
>
> the wrong thing is that if I change the size of the guard page in
> vmalloc.c, the arch code will break. the guard page is a debugging knob,
> people may want to remove it someday to save virtual address space, and
> they shouldn't be required to look after N architectures.

Ok, so it is merely a cosmetic issue.

I was worried about an actual bug :)

No problem with changing it, but hopefully after 2.6.11.

-Andi
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