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SubjectRe: Linux Status For 2.3.x: v 2.3.43


On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

> > Probable point where we call it being shrink_mmap(). Other candidates?
>
> shrink_mmap() is the obvious place. The biggest problem is that we will
> need to export enough functionality to allow other filesystems to
> hook their own data structures onto the page cache LRU list, so that
> filesystem-specific caches can be reclaimed in the same shrink_mmap()
> loop.

Why? If we include the pages via the standard functions those pages _will_
end up in lru_cache, no matter what cache they belong to...


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