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SubjectRe: page fault scalability patch V12 [0/7]: Overview and performance tests
On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > Ok, consider me convinced. I don't want to apply this before I get 2.6.10
> > out the door, but I'm happy with it.
>
> There were concerns about some architectures relying upon page_table_lock
> for exclusivity within their own pte handling functions. Have they all
> been resolved?

The patch will fall back on the page_table_lock if an architecture cannot
provide atomic pte operations.

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