Re: 2.6.16 hugetlbfs problem

From: David S. Miller
Date: Wed Mar 22 2006 - 17:13:02 EST

From: Mark Rustad <mrustad@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 16:10:33 -0600

> I seem to be having trouble using hugetlbfs with kernel 2.6.16. I
> have a small test program that worked with 2.6.16-rc5, but fails with
> 2.6.16-rc6 or the release. The program is below. Given a path to a
> file on a hugetlbfs, it opens/creates the file, mmaps it and tries to
> access the first word. On 2.6.16-rc5, it works. On 2.6.16, it hangs
> page-faulting until it is killed.

On what platform? Things like hugetlb and address space layout
(you're requesting a specific mmap() address I noticed) are very
platform specific.
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