Subject: Re: pmap_enter() bashed
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/26/1999 18:43:59
On Fri, 26 Mar 1999 18:26:21 -0800 (PST)
"Eduardo E. Horvath" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Pardon me if I'm a bit dense, but what does `access_type' mean and how
> does it relate to `prot'?
When the page fault occured, it was either a read fault or a write fault.
This information is already passed from machdep to MI code when a fault
occurs. This is basically useful when you have mod/ref emulation in your
It happens that vm_prot_t is a convenient already-existent type for
expressing "read" or "write".
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>