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SubjectRe: [PATCH] shmem missing cache flush
> On Wed, 16 Oct 2002, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Hugh Dickins <>
> Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 00:57:30 +0100 (BST)
> I would be much happier about adding it, if you could tell me that
> I can then remove the flush_page_to_ram(page) from shmem_nopage?
> No we still have to support platforms using flush_page_to_ram()
> I didn't get a chance to deprecate this in 2.5.x, I wish I had.

On Mon, 28 Oct 2002, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Alan Cox <>
> Date: 21 Oct 2002 17:12:22 +0100
> Send me the diffs Im happy to give them a spin.
> Here goes. I contacted Anton and Paulus about flush_icache_page as
> that is on the hitlist next and ppc/ppc64 is the only well maintained
> port using that.

I like your patch, but what has changed? Are those platforms which
were using flush_page_to_ram() now committed to its elimination?
Or have they already replaced it (not seen in your patch)?


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