On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> that's the very old exploit that touches 1 page per pmd.
> if you can't use a sane design it's not a kernel issue.
Agreed, the kernel shouldn't have to go out of its way to
give these applications good performance. On the other
hand, I think the kernel should be able to _survive_
applications like this, reclaiming page tables when needed.
-- Great minds drink alike.
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