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    SubjectRe: ptrace and pfn mappings

    > I think the best idea is to add a new ->access method to the vm_operations
    > that's called by access_process_vm() when it exists and VM_IO or VM_PFNMAP
    > are set. ->access would take the required object locks and copy out the
    > data manually. This should work both for spufs and drm.

    Another option is to have access_process_vm() lookup the PTE and lock it
    while copying the data from the page.

    something like

    - lookup pte & lock
    - check if pte still present
    - copy data to temp kernel buffer
    - unlock pte
    - copy data to user buffer


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