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SubjectRe: VM subsystem bug in 2.4.0 ?
Hi Stephen,

On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> But again, how do you clear the bit? Locking is a per-vma property,
> not per-page. I can mmap a file twice and mlock just one of the
> mappings. If you get a munlock(), how are you to know how many
> other locked mappings still exist?

It's worse: The issue we are talking about is SYSV IPC_LOCK. This is a
per segment thing. A user can (un)lock a segment at any time. But we
do not have the references to the vmas attached to the segemnts or to
the pages allocated.


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