Adjust cache settings of user pages?

Bill Gatliff bgat at
Fri Sep 25 08:52:37 EDT 2009

Bill Gatliff wrote:
> Guys:
> What the right API is (if there is one) to tell the kernel to turn off
> caching for a user page--- or even if such a thing is possible.  Can
> anyone offer any hints?


In hindsight, what I'm really doing is a kind of DMA, right?  That means 
I have to use those APIs and not just the plain old get_user_pages().  
Problem resolved.

Move along, nothing more to  see here.  :)


Bill Gatliff
bgat at

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