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SubjectRe: The IBM order relaxation patch
On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, David S. Miller wrote:
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> BTW, in checking this out it seems current->allocation_order is only
> set and never checked anywhere.

Yes, the "local_pages" interaction between __free_pages_ok and
balance_classzone is in a half-baked state in the mainline tree,
I think Linus backed out some of what Andrea intended: the -aa tree
makes more sense there (where "allocation_order" is "local_pages.order").

Hugh

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