Re: What to expect with the 2.6 VM

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Wed Jul 02 2003 - 17:15:51 EST

On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 12:02:46AM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> Now releasing the pte_chain during mlock would be a generic feature
> orthogonal with the above I know, but I doubt you really care about it
> for all other usages (also given the nearly unfixable complexity it
> would introduce in munlock).

What complexity? Just unmap it if you can't allocate a pte_chain and
park it on the LRU.

-- wli
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