On 26-May-01 Dima Dorfman wrote:
> Is there a reason vm_pager_allocate acquires vm_mtx itself if
> necessary but vm_pager_deallocate does not?  At the moment, detaching
> an md(4) disk will panic the system with a failed mtx_assert in
> vm_pager_deallocate.  This can be fixed one of two ways:
> vm_pager_deallocate could be made to deal with vm_mtx itself like
> vm_pager_allocate does, or md(4) and any other drivers which call
> vm_pager_deallocate can be fixed to acquire vm_mtx.  So which will it
> be?  I'll supply patches for either case.
> Thanks,

I think I have it the same in the patches on my laptop, but I've not finished
those yet, so they aren't safe to be committed but are still a WIP.  I would
grab the lock around vm_pager_deallocate() for now.


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