Re: Updated Linux 2.4 Status/TODO List (from the ALS show)

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Thu Oct 12 2000 - 23:25:47 EST

   Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 12:34:30 +0800
   From: Andrey Savochkin <>

   page_table_lock is supposed to protect normal page table activity (like
   what's done in page fault handler) from swapping out.
   However, grabbing this lock in swap-out code is completely missing!

Audrey, vmlist_access_{un,}lock == unlocking/locking page_table_lock.

You've totally missed this and thus your suggested-patch/analysis
needs to be reevaluated :-)

David S. Miller
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