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SubjectRe: [RFC v4 0/3] Support volatile for anonymous range
(2012/12/26 12:46), Minchan Kim wrote:
> Hi Kame,
>
> What are you doing these holiday season? :)
> I can't believe you sit down in front of computer.
>
Honestly, my holiday starts tomorrow ;) (but until 1/5 in the next year.)

>>
>> Hm, by the way, the user need to attach pages to the process by causing page-fault
>> (as you do by memset()) before calling mvolatile() ?
>
> For effectiveness, Yes.
>

Isn't it better to make page-fault by get_user_pages() in mvolatile() ?
Calling page fault in userland seems just to increase burden of apps.

>>
>> I think your approach is interesting, anyway.
>
> Thanks for your interest, Kame.
>
> あけましておめでとう.
>

A happy new year.

Thanks,
-Kame


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