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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][5/8] proc: export mlocked pages info through "/proc/meminfo: Wired"
    The name "Wired" could be changed to which one most kids think better
    fits the job.

    I choosed "Wired" for:
    "Locked" will conflict with PG_locked bit of a pags.
    "Pinned" indicates a short-term lock,so not fits the job too.

    Shaoping Wang

    2006/3/21, Nick Piggin <>:
    > Stone Wang wrote:
    > > The list potentially could have more wider use.
    > >
    > > For example, kernel-space locked/pinned pages could be placed on the list too
    > > (while mlocked pages are locked/pinned by system calls from user-space).
    > >
    > kernel-space pages are always pinned. And no, you can't put them on the list
    > because you never know if their ->lru field is going to be used for something
    > else.
    > Why would you want to ever do something like that though? I don't think you
    > should use this name "just in case", unless you have some really good
    > potential usage in mind.
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