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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] drivers/IB,core: reduce scope of mmap_sem
On Mon, 21 Jan 2019, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:

> ib_umem_get() uses gup_longterm() and relies on the lock to
> stabilze the vma_list, so we cannot really get rid of mmap_sem
> altogether, but now that the counter is atomic, we can get of
> some complexity that mmap_sem brings with only pinned_vm.

Reviewd-by: Christoph Lameter <>

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