Re: page fault scalability patch final : i386 tested, x86_64 support added

From: Andrew Morton <akpm_at_osdl.org>
Date: 2004-08-28 13:42:41
Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
>
>  So I think the move to atomic for rss acceptable?

Short-term, yes.  Longer term (within 12 months), no - 50-bit addresses on
power5 will cause it to overflow.

We may as well fix it up now, but let's set that aside during consideration
of the rest of your patch.

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