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SubjectRe: [patch 4/5] mm: add vm_insert_pfn helpler
Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>>+ vma->vm_flags |= VM_PFNMAP;
>
>
> I wouldn't do that here. I would keep that to the caller (and set it
> before setting the PTE along with a wmb maybe to make sure it's visible
> before the PTE no ?)

Oops, good catch. You're right.

We probably don't need a barrier because we take the ptl lock
around setting the pte, and the only other readers who care should
be ones that also take the same ptl lock.

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