Subject: Re: letting userland issue FUA writes
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/19/2006 19:02:09
On Mar 17, 2006, at 5:16 PM, Bill Studenmund wrote:

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

I suggested "preadx" and "pwritex" -- specifically p* variants.  I'm  
agnostic about whether or not non-p variants are actually desired.

> Take care,
> Bill

-- thorpej