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Re: sysmips call and glibc atomic set

To: Joe deBlaquiere <jadb@redhat.com>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Subject: Re: sysmips call and glibc atomic set
From: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2000 21:53:17 +0100
Cc: the list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <3A48CC1D.9000204@redhat.com>; from Joe deBlaquiere on Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 10:49:33AM -0600
References: <3A46F4D8.9060605@redhat.com> <20001226140204.D894@bacchus.dhis.org> <3A48CC1D.9000204@redhat.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Hi!

> > Not having swap doesn't mean you're safe.  Think of any kind of previously
> > unmapped page.
> > 
> 
> Is there a reason why it doesn't just force that page to be mapped
> first?

You can map it in... But background daemon can map it out in the
meantime :-). You'd have to map in and pagelock.
                                                                Pavel

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