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SubjectRe: the new VMt
On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 06:19:07PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > Another thing I would worry about are ports with multiple user page
> > sizes in 2.5. Another ugly case is the x86-64 port which has 4K pages
> > but may likely need a 16K kernel stack due to the 64bit stack bloat.
>
> yep, but these cases are not affected, i think in the order != 0 case we
> should return NULL if a certain number of iterations did not yield any
> free page.

Ok, that would just break fork()

-Andi
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