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SubjectRe: 2.4 todo list update
On 7 Jan 2001, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Rik van Riel <riel@conectiva.com.br> writes:
>
> > The following bugs _could_ be fixed ... I'm not 100% certain
> > but they're probably gone (could somebody confirm/deny?):
> >
> > * mm->rss is modified in some places without holding the
> > page_table_lock
>
> As of linux-2.4.0-test13-pre7 I can confirm that this bug still
> exists. The most obvious location is in zap_page_range, there
> may be others as well.

Hmm, this is something we really want to check in 2.4.0.
Not a showstopper, but something we want to check anyway ;)

regards,

Rik
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