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I just discovered an oddity in 2.2.18pre15.  When ioremap() is used to map
reserved pages (of real RAM), it does not increment the "count" field for the
page it remaps (i.e. page->count). However, when you call iounmap on that
memory, that function decrements page->count. Since the count was originally
zero, it gets decremented to -1, and that's when things start to go bad.

I get the feeling that if I remap reserved memory, I'm not supposed to ever
unmap it. But that means that my driver will have a memory leak. Can someone
help me out?

Timur Tabi -
Interactive Silicon -

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