[PATCH 1/1] checkpoint: Note checkpointability of mm_struct (v2)

Dave Hansen dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Mar 4 14:44:46 PST 2009

On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 16:35 -0600, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> I was especially curious whether using vm_stat_account to catch the
> offending mmaps seemed sensible.

I'm leery about it, but semi-ok since it seems like a common enough

Can you check that it works on with hugetlbfs?  Some of those paths can
get kinda screwy.  I don't know how you picked vm_stat_account(), but as
long as it is paired closely with the allocations of the vma structs
themselves you should be OK.

Please do send to linux-mm when ready, though.

-- Dave

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