Re: invalidate_inode_pages in 2.5.32/3

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 12:16:59 EST

On Monday 23 September 2002 18:38, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> >>>>> " " == Andrew Morton <> writes:
> > Look, idunnoigiveup. Like scsi and USB, NFS is a black hole
> > where akpms fear to tread. I think I'll sulk until someone
> > explains why this work has to be performed in the context of a
> > process which cannot do it.
> I'd be happy to move that work out of the RPC callbacks if you could
> point out which other processes actually can do it.
> The main problem is that the VFS/MM has no way of relabelling pages as
> being invalid or no longer up to date: I once proposed simply clearing
> PG_uptodate on those pages which cannot be cleared by
> invalidate_inode_pages(), but this was not to Linus' taste.

Could you please provide a subject line for that original discussion?

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