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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: D-cache aliasing issue in cow_user_page
On 12/5/06, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
> From: "Matt Reimer" <mattjreimer@gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 16:57:12 -0800
>
> > Right, but isn't he declaring that each architecture needs to take
> > care of this? So, say, on ARM we'd need to make kunmap() not a NOP and
> > call flush_dcache_page() ?
>
> No. He is only solving a problem that occurs on HIGHMEM
> configurations on systems which can have D-cache aliasing
> issues.

Ok. Thanks for the clarification.

Matt
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