Re: page fault scalability patch V16 [3/4]: Drop page_table_lock in handle_mm_fault

From: Christoph Lameter <clameter_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-02-02 05:47:30
On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Nick Piggin wrote:

> Slightly OT: are you still planning to move the update_mem_hiwater and
> friends crud out of these fastpaths? It looks like at least that function
> is unsafe to be lockless.

Yes. I have a patch pending and the author of the CSA patches is a
cowoerker of mine. The patch will be resubmitted once certain aspects
of the timer subsystem are stabilized and/or when he gets back from his
vacation. The statistics are not critical to system operation.
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