Subject: Re: letting userland issue FUA writes
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/17/2006 18:01:49
Bill Studenmund wrote:
> Ok, I like the 'x' syntax.

or vf?

> Yes, I know it applies to reads too. I'd need help doing the UVM magic to 
> make that happen (basically flush the cache, zap the pages, then re-read 
> them).

Do we need to worry about add a flag for mflush as well?

> Just to be clear, we're talking about not having an equivalent to
> pread/pwrite? I can live with that.

me too.

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