lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [May]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: tmpfs + sendfile bug ?
Date
In article <m3bsomwsgs.fsf@linux.local>, Christoph Rohland  <cr@sap.com> wrote:
>
>tmpfs does not provide the necessary functions for sendfile and lo:
>readpage, prepare_write and commitwrite.
>
>And I do not see a way how to provide readpage in tmpfs :-(

Why not just do it the same way ramfs does?

If you don't have any backing store, you know that the page is empty. If
you _do_ have backing store, a readpage() won't be called. Ergo:

static int ramfs_readpage(struct file *file, struct page * page)
{
if (!Page_Uptodate(page)) {
memset(kmap(page), 0, PAGE_CACHE_SIZE);
kunmap(page);
flush_dcache_page(page);
SetPageUptodate(page);
}
UnlockPage(page);
return 0;
}

while the writepage ones just do a "SetPageDirty(page)" (with
prepare_write() needing to do the same "Page_Uptodate()" checks to see
if we need to clear stuff first).

Linus
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:53    [W:0.049 / U:3.356 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site