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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][1/2] adjust dirty threshold for lowmem-only mappings
    On Sun, 2 Jan 2005, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

    > nr_free_buffer_pages exists exactly to avoid taking highmem into account
    > for the dirty memory limits. 2.6 must also ignore highmem in the dirty
    > memory limits like 2.4 does. I'd be surprised if somebody broke this in
    > 2.6.

    2.6 does not ignore highmem when calculating the dirty memory
    limits, which is causing problems. That's why I sent in the
    patch in the first place ;)

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