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SubjectRe: [PATCH]: show_free_area shows free pages in pcp list
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On Wed, 2005-09-28 at 11:36 -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Rohit Seth wrote:
>
> > > Its the number of free pages used by the pcp list.
> > As you said, pcp is a cache of free pages. From pcp's point-of-view,
> > this is a count of free pages that is available for use.
>
> This is the number of free pages on the list. Its the number of free
> pages "used" by the list and no longer accounted for by the zone
> free_pages count.
>

As we are dumping the information so putting the field name "count"
itself makes more sense.

-rohit



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