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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] hugetlb, rmap: fix confusing page locking in hugetlb_cow()
On 09/10/2010 12:23 AM, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
> if(!trylock_page) block in avoidcopy path of hugetlb_cow() looks confusing
> and is buggy. Originally this trylock_page() is intended to make sure
> that old_page is locked even when old_page != pagecache_page, because then
> only pagecache_page is locked.
> This patch fixes it by moving page locking into hugetlb_fault().
> Signed-off-by: Naoya Horiguchi<>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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