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    SubjectRe: invalidate_inode_pages in 2.5.32/3
    On Sat, 7 Sep 2002, Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > On Friday 06 September 2002 00:19, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > I'm not sure what semantics we really want for this. If we were to
    > > "invalidate" a mapped page then it would become anonymous, which
    > > makes some sense.
    >
    > There's no need to leave the page mapped, you can easily walk the rmap list
    > and remove the references.

    A pagefaulting task can have claimed a reference to the page
    and only be waiting on the lock we're currently holding.

    regards,

    Rik
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