Re: pages already locked on ia64

From: Christian Hinkelbein <>
Date: 2003-11-22 02:17:46
David Mosberger schrieb:

>>>>>>On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 11:22:23 +0100, Christian Hinkelbein <> said:
>   Christian> On ia32 i succesfully do a lock_page() on every page
>   Christian> returned by get_user_pages(), lateron i do unlock_page().
>   Christian> On ia64 sometimes (on ia32 seemingly never) the first
>   Christian> page is already locked, just after malloc().  For a quick
>   Christian> hack ......
> Umh, what page-size did you use?
> In any case, a minimal test-program that reproduces the problem would
> probably help you get an answer much faster.

Uuuh, thanks for the hint. It was the bigger page-size (16k) that 
triggered an old bug in my driver.


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