Re: Race in pagevec code

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 15:27:43 EST

On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:

> The page->pte.chain != NULL problems predate the locking changes.
> We haven't found that one yet.

Yes, but we have 2 fixes for the page->pte.chain != NULL
problem that happened with mlock() and with discontigmem.

I don't remember seeing the other manifestation of the
bug without the locking changes...



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