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SubjectRe: [patch] rewrite rd
On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 05:26:28AM +0100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> +static void copy_to_brd(struct brd_device *brd, const void *src,
> + sector_t sector, size_t n)
> +{
> + struct page *page;
> + void *dst;
> + unsigned int offset = (sector & (PAGE_SECTORS-1)) << SECTOR_SHIFT;
> + size_t copy;
> +
> + copy = min((unsigned long)n, PAGE_SIZE - offset);
> + page = brd_lookup_page(brd, sector);
> + BUG_ON(!page);
> +
> + dst = kmap_atomic(page, KM_USER1);
> + memcpy(dst + offset, src, copy);
> + kunmap_atomic(dst, KM_USER1);

You're using kmap_atomic, but I see no reason you can't be preempted.
Don't you need to at least disable preemption while you have stuff
atomically kmapped?

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