Re: Resurrecting the VM_PINNED discussion

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Thu Mar 05 2015 - 16:13:26 EST

On Thu, Mar 05, 2015 at 03:09:42PM -0600, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Mar 2015, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > Am I missing something about why it was never merged?
> >
> > Because I got lost in IB code and didn't manage to bribe anyone into
> > fixing that for me.
> Well the complexity increased since then with the on demand pinning,
> mmu notifiers etc etc ...

Clearly I've not been paying attention, what? Is this that drug induced
stuff benh was babbling about a while back?

> I thought the clear distinction between pinning and mlocking would do the
> trick?

Nah, it still leaves the accounting up shit creek.
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