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authorZachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com>2006-09-30 23:29:30 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-10-01 00:39:33 -0700
commit3dc907951446b9317b1887223caa4e083390de9f (patch)
parentbd4c8ce41a2e2f0c5bf54343ab54e8e09faec021 (diff)
[PATCH] paravirt: remove read hazard from cow
We don't want to read PTEs directly like this after they have been modified, as a lazy MMU implementation of direct page tables may not have written the updated PTE back to memory yet. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
index 160f5b503ead..7707187484cc 100644
--- a/mm/memory.c
+++ b/mm/memory.c
@@ -467,7 +467,7 @@ copy_one_pte(struct mm_struct *dst_mm, struct mm_struct *src_mm,
if (is_cow_mapping(vm_flags)) {
ptep_set_wrprotect(src_mm, addr, src_pte);
- pte = *src_pte;
+ pte = pte_wrprotect(pte);

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