Re: 2.4.19pre7aa3

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Fri May 03 2002 - 02:14:45 EST

On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 08:20:10PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 08:31:54PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> > Only in 2.4.19pre7aa3: 00_wake_up_page-1
> >
> > Reintroduced wake_up_page (not deadlock prone anymore), for modules
> > that were waking up pages.
> For what module? (Don't say a agp/drm upgrade!) As the person who invented

that's a drm upgrade indeed.

> wake_up_page I can't really see a good reason for it anymore. Every single
> caller should have used unlock_page() instead.

Agreed, thanks for noticing.

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