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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][0/8] (Targeting 2.6.17) Posix memory locking and balanced mlock-LRU semantic
    On 3/20/06, Arjan van de Ven <> wrote:
    > > 1. Posix mlock/munlock/mlockall/munlockall.
    > > Get mlock/munlock/mlockall/munlockall to Posix definiton: transaction-like,
    > > just as described in the manpage(2) of mlock/munlock/mlockall/munlockall.
    > > Thus users of mlock system call series will always have an clear map of
    > > mlocked areas.
    > > 2. More consistent LRU semantics in Memory Management.
    > > Mlocked pages is placed on a separate LRU list: Wired List.
    > please give this a more logical name, such as mlocked list or pinned
    > list

    Shaoping, thanks for doing this work, it is something I have been
    thinking about for the past few weeks. It's especially nice to be
    able to see how many pages are pinned in this manner.

    Might I suggest calling it the long_term_pinned list? It also might
    be worth putting ramdisk pages on this list, since they cannot be
    written out in response to memory pressure. This would eliminate the

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