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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [31/31] HWPOISON: Add a madvise() injector for soft page offlining
    > .TP
    > .BR MADV_SOFT_OFFLINE " (Since Linux 2.6.33)
    > Soft offline the pages in the range specified by
    > .I addr
    > and
    > .IR length .
    > This memory of each page in the specified range is copied to a new page,

    Actually there are some cases where it's also dropped if it's cached page.

    Perhaps better would be something more fuzzy like

    "the contents are preserved"

    > and the original page is offlined
    > (i.e., no longer used, and taken out of normal memory management).

    -Andi
    --
    ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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