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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.
> Steven, does this "alternate mmap_kmem fix" patch work for you?

Sorry for the late reply, my wife's Grandmother just passed away a few
days ago (at 98 years old) and if I went within 6 feet of the computer
she would have killed me!

I just tried out the patch, and it worked fine for me.


-- Steve

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