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    SubjectRe: statm_pgd_range() sucks!
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    On Friday 30 August 2002 04:51, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    > > (1) shared, lib, text, & total are now reported as what's mapped
    > > instead of what's resident. This actually fixes two bugs:
    >
    > hmm. Personally, I've never believed, or even bothered to try to
    > understand what those columns are measuring. Does anyone actually
    > find them useful for anything? If so, what are they being used for?
    > What info do we really, actually want to know?

    I don't know what use 'shared' is, but it's clearly not very accurate
    since it's just adding up all pages with count >= 1. The only remotely
    correct thing to do here is check for multiple pte reverse pointers.

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    Daniel
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