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    SubjectRe: What to expect with the 2.6 VM
    On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 11:54:31AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    >> I call that application #2.

    On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 09:33:28PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > maybe I'm missing something but protections have nothing to do with
    > remap_file_pages IMHO. That's all about teaching the swap code to
    > reserve more bits in the swap entry and to store the protections there
    > and possibly teaching the page fault not to get confused. It might
    > prefer to use the populate callback too to avoid specializing the
    > pte_none case, but I think the syscall should be different, and it
    > shouldn't have anything to do with the nonlinearity (nor with rmap).

    It's obvious what to do about protections.


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