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From: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
To: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>
Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Memory Management <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Subject: Re: page_mkwrite caller is racy?
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 11:44:59 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5129.1170330299@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701291521540.24726@blonde.wat.veritas.com>

Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com> wrote:

> > Must it be able to sleep?
> 
> Not as David was using it

It absolutely *must* be able to sleep.  It has to wait for FS-Cache to finish
writing the page to the cache before letting the PTE be made writable.

David

      parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-01 11:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-29 10:20 Nick Piggin
2007-01-29 16:08 ` Hugh Dickins
2007-01-29 20:41   ` Anton Altaparmakov
2007-01-30  1:14   ` Nick Piggin
2007-01-30  1:51     ` Mark Fasheh
2007-01-30 14:58       ` Anton Altaparmakov
2007-01-31  1:18         ` Nick Piggin
2007-01-29 20:00 ` Mark Fasheh
2007-02-01 11:44 ` David Howells [this message]

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