Re: broken VM in 2.4.10-pre9

Eric W. Biederman (
23 Sep 2001 07:13:07 -0600

Rik van Riel <> writes:

> > I would also like to have time to investigate what happens if the pages
> > associated with a program load are handled in larger blocks, meta-pages
> > perhaps, which would at least cause many to be loaded at once on a page
> > fault, rather than faulting them in one at a time.
> This is an interesting thing, too. Something to look into for
> 2.5 and if it turns out simple enough we may even want to
> backport it to 2.4.

filemap_nopage already does all of this except put the page in the
page table.

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