Re: /dev/mem implementation

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 05:22:14 EST

Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> If you feel that you have a valid use case where you really want do
> muck with such memory, it might be a good idea to explain that
> usecase....

To add to it this only applies to uncacheable pages which don't use
MTRRs. Unless in some special situations (e.g. a lot of GPU 3d data
active) that situation tends to be rare and not apply to most memory.


ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- Speaking for myself only.
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