Re: get_user_pages() and shared memory question

From: Brice Goglin
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 14:50:20 EST

Le 21.06.2005 17:10, Timur Tabi a écrit :
> Let's say an application allocates some shared memory, and then calls
> into a driver which calls get_user_pages(). The driver exits without
> releasing the pages, so they now have a reference count on them.

Preventing the driver from doing this would probably be the
right solution here... If the driver called get_user_pages,
it is its responsibility to release the pages.

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