Re: Hugetlbpages in very large memory machines.......

From: Hirokazu Takahashi <>
Date: 2004-03-16 14:20:57

> Yes, you are true.
> In the fault handler, we should use find_lock_page() instead of
> find_get_page() to find a hugepage associated with the fault address.

Sorry, locking page is not needed.

> After that pte_none(*pte) should be called again to check whether 
> some races has happened.

While checking, mm->page_table_lock have to be locked.

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Received on Mon Mar 15 22:23:08 2004

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