Re: Locking comment on shrink_caches()

Andrea Arcangeli (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 00:03:47 +0200

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 05:00:55PM -0400, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> even worse. I'd rather try to use some of the rcu techniques for
> page cache lookup, and per-page locking for page cache removal
> which will lead to *cleaner* code as well as a much more scalable

I don't think rcu fits there, truncations and releasing must be
extremely efficient too.

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