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SubjectRe: Patch (repost): cramfs memory corruption fix
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Hi Christoph,

On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I had a prototype tmpfs in -test10 (ro so) times. It based on ramfs
> for all the metadata stuff and used the (old) shmfs code for
> swap-backed data. The only real problem the code had, was that it
> needed a ->allocpage address_space method in place of
> page_cache_alloc() to directly swap-in pages in ->read. IF anyone
> is interested I could forward port it to 2.4.0 and the new shmfs.

Be aware that there is nothing left from the old shm memory/swap
handling in 2.4.0. It is a copy of ramfs plus additions for swap and
resource limits

If you would be willing to add the read and write functions to the new
coding I would be very happy.

Greetings
Christoph

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