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>>As long as you can be sure they won't spontaneously vanish on you.
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> down(&current->mm->mmap_sem) would help.
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Wrong. Acquiring the mmap semaphore does NOT prevent the swapper from
swapping out pages.

Only the page_table_lock prevents the swapper from touching a task.

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