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

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 17:47:55 EST

> On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 12:45:47PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Can we always be sure the rss will fit in an atomic_t - is it > 32bits on the
> > ultrsparc/alpha ?
> It is not.

Then we need to use locking to protect the rss since on a big 64bit box
we can exceed 2^32 pages in theory and probably soon in practice.

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