[parisc-linux] Fwd: Problems with raw interface.

Randolph Chung Randolph Chung <randolph@tausq.org>
Thu, 25 Sep 2003 03:50:05 -0700

> Also, does'nt __flush_dcache_page () need to have a for loop for "i_mmap"
> similar to the one for "i_mmap_shared" ?

no, this was discussed recently on this list.

see jejb's message:

and the corresponding thread for more info.

i thought flush_dcache_page is for making kernel mapping visible to
user, if you are trying to make user data visible to the kernel, you
should not be relying on flush_dcache_page.

Randolph Chung
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, hppa/ia64 ports