Re: [PATCH] Recent VM fiasco - fixed

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Fri May 12 2000 - 06:38:58 EST

Andrea Arcangeli <> wrote:
> To avoiding ignoring it you should wait_on_page() (you have no other way)
> and according to Trond we can't do that because the caller doesn't handle
> a blocking function.
> Your patch ignores locked pages too from within
> invalidate_inode_pages() as far I can tell.

*nod*, I misinterpreted the original intention of the function, and
narrow-focused a little too much. Juan has a new patch which takes all
this into consideration. Should get posted later..



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