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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fixes for prep_zero_page
On Sun, 9 Jan 2005, Chris Wright wrote:

> * Zwane Mwaikambo ( wrote:
> > On Sun, 9 Jan 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > Can't we simply move the page zeroing to the very end of __alloc_pages()?
> >
> > Ok, i've changed that bit to something like;
> I did it the other way around, and moved kernel_map_pages to prep_new_page
> so it's called before zeroing to keep that with the other prep bits
> in buffered_rmqueue. Made sense to me that kernel_map_pages is part of
> prepping a new page, but this isn't my area, so I could be way off ;-)
> It works for me with DEBUG_PAGEALLOC enabled.

A lot more digestible than my offering ;)

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