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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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