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SubjectRe: [patch 1/9] Guest page hinting: unused / free pages.
On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 08:56 -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
> > This question did come up already. arch_free_page() is done before the
> > PageReserved() check so it isn't suitable for stable/unused state
> > transitions. You can argue that arch_free_page() should be moved but who
> > knows what the architecture defined function is supposed to do?
> > page_set_stable/page_set_unused on the other hand have a clearly defined
> > meaning.
> With a patch set this large, I think it would at least be a nice thing
> to go through and review the other architectures' uses.

There is only one user right now: UML.

blue skies,

Martin Schwidefsky
Linux for zSeries Development & Services
IBM Deutschland Entwicklung GmbH

"Reality continues to ruin my life." - Calvin.

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