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SubjectRe: [discuss] mmap, mbind and write to mmap'ed memory crashes 2.6.16-rc1[2] on 2 node X86_64
On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 12:21:53PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 February 2006 11:38, Bharata B Rao wrote:
> >
> > Even with this, mbind still needs to be fixed. Even though it
> > can't get a conforming zone in the node (MPOL_BIND case),
> It should just use lower zones then (e.g. if no ZONE_NORMAL
> use ZONE_DMA32). yes that needs to be fixed.
> How about the appended patch? Does it fix the problem for you?

Yes, this fixes the problem. The kernel and the application
don't crash now with this patch.

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