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    SubjectRe: [RFC v1][PATCH]page_fault retry with NOPAGE_RETRY
    On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 14:21 +0200, Török Edwin wrote:

    > How about distributing tasks to a set of worked threads, is the
    > overhead of using IPC instead of mutexes/cond variables acceptable?

    Inter process pthread mutexes should be very fast in the latest kernels
    as they'll avoid the mmap_sem by use of get_user_pages_fast().

    Not sure if pthread condition variables also work inter-process.

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