On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 05:58:24PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> That went away. We now encode the file offset in the unmapped ptes, so the
>> kernel's fault handler can transparently reestablish the page.
On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 04:47:34PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> if you put the file offset in the pte, you will break the max file
> offset that you can map, that at least should be recoded with a cookie
> like we do with the swap space
IIRC we just restricted the size of the file that can use the things to
avoid having to code quite so much up.
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