current linuxppc_2_4_devel SMP strangeness.. (processes dieing)
hozer at drgw.net
Wed Oct 31 09:21:57 EST 2001
On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 01:32:38PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 02:28:40PM -0600, David Boutcher wrote:
> > > It's pre5 ? I think Tom's fix is wrong. It should probably be
> > > copy_user_page or copy_cow_page (I use the last one). Without that,
> > > the cache avoidance will probably win a direct ticket to hell ;)
> > Changing the fix to copy_cow_page fixed the problem...so I pushed that
> > change into the devel tree. Hopefully Tom doesn't mind.
> Not at all. I just heard Paul say copy_highpage was gone in _devel and
> something about copy_mem_page. :) I need to go and get my breakable
> PPCs up and running again....
Let's see.. I think that's three changesets that made a change to memory.c
Benh pushed one with 'copy_user_page' instead, but it looks like David's
version won the merge.. So is the copy_cow_page optimization usefull in
this case, or not?
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