Re: RFC: RCU protected page table walking

From: Christoph Lameter <christoph_at_engr.sgi.com>
Date: 2006-05-04 09:54:20
On Wed, 3 May 2006, Hugh Dickins wrote:

> Those architectures (including i386 and x86_64) which #define their
> __pte_free_tlb etc. to tlb_remove_page are safe as is.  But Zoltan's
> ia64 #defines it to pte_free, which looks like it may free_page before
> the TLB flush.  But it is surprising if it has actually been unsafe

Sorry but I am in .au right now with spotty high latency connectivity. 
But the people on linux-ia64 should know. Ken?

Why was linux-ia64 not cced??
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