Re: Virtual memory leaking through IA32 emulation layer for mmap and munmap

From: Arun Sharma <arun.sharma_at_intel.com>
Date: 2004-03-11 06:35:47
David Mosberger wrote:
> 
> Assuming the patch is clean and the performance impact is reasonably
> small (I think it should be), I'm sure the patch would be welcome
> (that's just my opinion; Arun is the ia32 subsystem maintainer so he's
> the final decision maker as far as this is concerned).

Yes, I'd really like to see this problem fixed. I think, the patch needs to be as memory efficient as possible - we're using non-pageable kernel memory. So some numbers on the two level bitmap scheme vs keeping lists of head/tail pages for common ia32 workloads would be good.

    -Arun 
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