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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Dynamically allocated pageflags
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On Thursday 02 February 2006 12:11, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> Hi everyone.
>
> This is my latest revision of the dynamically allocated pageflags patch.
>
> The patch is useful for kernel space applications that sometimes need to flag
> pages for some purpose, but don't otherwise need the retain the state. A prime
> example is suspend-to-disk, which needs to flag pages as unsaveable, allocated
> by suspend-to-disk and the like while it is working, but doesn't need to
> retain any of this state between cycles.

It looks like total overkill for a simple problem to me. And is there really
any other user of this other than swsusp?

-Andi

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