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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] Fixes for hugetlbfs-related problems on shared memory

* Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 27 May 2009 12:12:27 +0100
> Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie> wrote:
>
> > The following two patches are required to fix problems reported by
> > starlight@binnacle.cx. The tests cases both involve two processes interacting
> > with shared memory segments backed by hugetlbfs.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Both of these address
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13302, yes? I added
> that info to the changelogs, to close the loop.
>
> Ingo, I'd propose merging both these together rather than routing
> one via the x86 tree, OK?

sure.

> Question is: when? Are we confident enough to merge it into
> 2.6.30 now, or should we hold off for 2.6.30.1? I guess we have a
> week or more, and if the changes do break something, we can fix
> that in 2.6.30.1 ;)

With an Acked-by from Hugh i feel pretty confident about it - and as
long as it get into -rc8 i think we should do it in .30.

Ingo


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