Lock the page

From: hochakhung@netscape.net
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 21:55:39 EST

After getting a page from alloc_pages(mask, order), is it necessary to lock the page to prevent it from being swapped out? Can I assume that I already have exclusive access to the page? Can I assume that the page is free and no other kernel control paths would use it?

Any help would be greatly appreciated


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