[PATCH v9 00/24] Speculative page faults

Laurent Dufour ldufour at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Mar 15 00:33:48 AEDT 2018

On 14/03/2018 14:11, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Tue 13-03-18 18:59:30, Laurent Dufour wrote:
>> Changes since v8:
>>  - Don't check PMD when locking the pte when THP is disabled
>>    Thanks to Daniel Jordan for reporting this.
>>  - Rebase on 4.16
> Is this really worth reposting the whole pile? I mean this is at v9,
> each doing little changes. It is quite tiresome to barely get to a
> bookmarked version just to find out that there are 2 new versions out.

I agree, I could have sent only a change for the concerned patch. But the
previous series has been sent a month ago and this one is rebased on the 4.16

> I am sorry to be grumpy and I can understand some frustration it doesn't
> move forward that easilly but this is a _big_ change. We should start
> with a real high level review rather than doing small changes here and
> there and reach v20 quickly.
> I am planning to find some time to look at it but the spare cycles are
> so rare these days...

I understand that this is a big change and I'll try to not post a new series
until I get more feedback from this one.


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