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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 6/8] mm: handle_speculative_fault()
    On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 09:51:49 -0600 (CST)
    Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

    > On Thu, 7 Jan 2010, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    >
    > > if an app has to change because our kernel sucks (for no good
    > > reason), "change the app" really is the lame type of answer.
    >
    > We are changing apps all of the time here to reduce the number of
    > system calls.

    it's fine to fix an app for something fundamental.
    it sucks to need to fix an app because we decided to clear a page
    inside a lock rather than outside it.


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