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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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