Re: [PATCH] address_space_operations unification

From: David L. Nicol (
Date: Tue May 09 2000 - 18:00:24 EST

And if we have good mmap over NFS we've got
good distributed memory segments

Am I interpreting this correctly?

Linus Torvalds wrote:

> So there is nothing fundamentally impossible here, and it would have some
> very nice behaviour (write out a shared dirty page just _once_, instead of
> "once per dirtier").
> Happily, the "multiple mmaped writers" case is extremely rare and usually
> doesn't make any sense at all (which is probably why it is rare), so the
> performance issue is probably not really a very realistic one.

                          David Nicol 816.235.1187
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