[RFC][PATCH 2/2] CR: handle a single task with private memory maps

Dave Hansen dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Aug 8 10:24:09 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 10:20 -0700, Joseph Ruscio wrote:
> On Aug 5, 2008, at 9:23 AM, Dave Hansen wrote:
> > How would you propose making it modular?

> What about re-using the madvise() interface for this? Adding a flag  
> along the lines of MADV_DONTCHECKPOINT? I could probably work up a  
> patch to Oren's that removes these from the checkpointed ranges if  
> people think that's feasible.

Seems reasonable, but I think it is jumping the gun a little bit.  There
are plenty of features that will get us quicker, more efficient
checkpoints, but let's get *some* checkpointing in the kernel, first. :)

-- Dave

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