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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix mmap_kmem (was: [question] What's the difference between /dev/kmem and /dev/mem)
On Sat, 2005-08-13 at 10:37 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2005, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> >
> > attached is the same patch but now with Steven's change made as well
> Actually, the more I looked at that mmap_kmem() function, the less I liked
> it. Let's get that sucker fixed better first. It's still not wonderful,
> but at least now it tries to verify the whole _range_ of the mapping.

actually if that is your goal this just isn't enough... assume the
situation of a 1 page "forbidden gap", if you mmap 3 pages with the gap
in the middle.... then the code you send still doesn't cope. At which
point... it gets messy...

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