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SubjectRe: error at compaction (Re: mmotm 2010-04-15-14-42 uploaded
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 5:44 PM, Mel Gorman <> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 05:32:13PM +0900, Minchan Kim wrote:
>> Yes. Then, Let's add comment like split_page. :)
>>  /*
>>  * Note: this is probably too low level an operation for use in drivers.
>>  * Please consult with lkml before using this in your driver.
>>  */
> I can, but the comment that was there says it's like split_page except the
> page is already free. This also covers not using it in a driver.

I see. In addition, you already mentioned "As this is only being used
for migration".
I missed one.
I don't have any against one.
Will you repost v2 which move split_free_pages out of compaction.c?
Anyway, feel free to add my reviewed-by sign.
Thanks, Mel.

Reviewed-by: Minchan Kim <>

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> Mel Gorman
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> University of Limerick                         IBM Dublin Software Lab

Kind regards,
Minchan Kim
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