Subject: Re: buffer cache memory management revision
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/20/2003 10:40:39
On Nov 20, 2003, at 1:44 AM, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:

> this reminds me of my old patches.. (attached)

Ah, this would be to eliminate the need to even map stuff into KVM at 
all, unless the underlying driver really needed to do so (e.g. for 

Yes, I would like to see that in our tree one of these days.  We could 
squeeze a fair bit more performance out of the I/O subsystem by 
eliminating all of that silly MMU frobbing.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>