Subject: Re: Do some disk accesses miss the UVM?
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/24/2002 20:57:09
On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 11:48:58PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

 > David Laight <> writes:
 > > Seems to me that file system 'metadata' - which seems to include
 > > directory contents - should use the UBC.
 > I agree, but Chuq has not yet done anything on this front.


Since no VM operations are defined for metadata, there isn't exactly
a pressing need for it, and putting metadata into the page cache is
somewhat complicated.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>