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VM_PAGE_BUSY(9) 					   BSD Kernel Developer's Manual					   VM_PAGE_BUSY(9)

vm_page_busy, vm_page_flash, vm_page_wakeup -- handle the busying and unbusying of a page SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/param.h> #include <vm/vm.h> #include <vm/vm_page.h> void vm_page_busy(vm_page_t m); void vm_page_flash(vm_page_t m); void vm_page_wakeup(vm_page_t m); DESCRIPTION
These functions handle the busying, unbusying and notification of the unbusying of a page. vm_page_busy() sets the VPO_BUSY flag in the page. vm_page_flash() checks to see if there is anybody waiting on the page (VPO_WANTED will be set), and if so, clears the VPO_WANTED flag and notifies whoever is waiting via wakeup(). vm_page_wakeup() clears the VPO_BUSY flag on the page, and calls vm_page_flash() in case somebody has been waiting for it. SEE ALSO
vm_page_sleep_if_busy(9), wakeup(9) AUTHORS
This manual page was written by Chad David <>. BSD
July 14, 2001 BSD

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VM_PAGE_FREE(9) 					   BSD Kernel Developer's Manual					   VM_PAGE_FREE(9)

vm_page_free, vm_page_free_toq, vm_page_free_zero, vm_page_try_to_free -- free a page SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/param.h> #include <vm/vm.h> #include <vm/vm_page.h> void vm_page_free(vm_page_t m); void vm_page_free_toq(vm_page_t m); void vm_page_free_zero(vm_page_t m); int vm_page_try_to_free(vm_page_t m); DESCRIPTION
The vm_page_free_toq() function moves a page into the free queue, and disassociates it from its object. If the page is held, wired, already free, or its busy count is not zero, the system will panic. If the PG_ZERO flag is set on the page, it is placed at the end of the free queue; otherwise, it is placed at the front. If the page's object is of type OBJT_VNODE and it is the last page associated with the object, the underlying vnode may be freed. The vm_page_free() and vm_page_free_zero() functions both call vm_page_free_toq() to actually free the page, but vm_page_free_zero() sets the PG_ZERO flag and vm_page_free() clears the PG_ZERO flag prior to the call to vm_page_free_toq(). The vm_page_try_to_free() function verifies that the page is not held, wired, busy or dirty, and if so, marks the page as busy, drops any protection that may be set on the page, and frees it. RETURN VALUES
vm_page_try_to_free() returns 1 if it is able to free the page; otherwise, 0 is returned. SEE ALSO
vm_page_busy(9), vm_page_hold(9), vm_page_wire(9) AUTHORS
This manual page was written by Chad David <>. BSD
July 24, 2001 BSD
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