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    SubjectRe: bforget and protected buffers

    On Tue, 27 Apr 1999 15:16:05 +0200 (CEST), Andrea Arcangeli
    <> said:

    > Shound't we also check if the buffer was protected before put it on the
    > freelist?

    No, ramdisk buffers are allocated on demand and freed on demand: it is
    the bforget action of dropping protected buffers which performs that


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