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    SubjectRe: differences between MADV_FREE and MADV_DONTNEED
    Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

    > We can also use it for the same purpose, we could add the pages to
    > swapcache mark them dirty and zap the ptes _after_ that.

    Wouldn't that cause the pages to get swapped out immediately?
    If so, I don't think this would be the best approach: It would be better
    to just move the pages to the inactive list, if they aren't there
    already, so that they get swapped out only when they really need to be.

    -- Suleiman
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