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    SubjectRe: [PATCH]Fix: Init page count for all pages during higher order allocs
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    On Thursday 02 May 2002 15:08, Hugh Dickins wrote:
    > On Thu, 2 May 2002, Suparna Bhattacharya wrote:
    > As someone else noted in this thread, the kernel tries to keep
    > pages in use anyway, so omitting free pages won't buy you a great
    > deal on its own. And I think it's to omit free pages that you want
    > to distinguish the count 0 continuations from the count 0 frees?

    Then why not count=-1 for the continuation pages?

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    Daniel
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