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SubjectRe: kmalloc() allocation.
Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 01:11:29AM -0500, Brian Gerst wrote:
> > This was just changed in 2.4 so that vmalloced pages are faulted in on
> > demand.
> Could you explain how it handles the vmalloc() -- vfree() -- vmalloc() of same
> virtual space but different physical race ?

As far as I can tell (I didn't write the code), vfree didn't change.
It's only vmalloc that's lazy now.


Brian Gerst
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