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SubjectRe: kmalloc() allocation.
On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 09:07:29AM +0000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 08:49:02AM +0000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> > >
> > > what do you mean?! That is, of course, impossible because it would break
> > > all existing software, so I won't even bother checking the code, safely
> > > assuming that you perhaps meant something else, ok?
> >
> > He refers to faulting into the page table from a master table, not faulting
> > from disk.
> >
>
> Ah, ok then. Thanks Andi, I was a bit worried that the world has changed
> too radically for me to catch up :)

Well, unless I'm missing something major the new method is racy (it does
not handle vmalloc-vfree-vmalloc of same area on a different CPU)

-Andi
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