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SubjectRe: 2.4.0-t9p7 and mmap002 - freeze
On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Mike Galbraith wrote:

> Another thing I'm curious about is increasing memory pressure in
> the event of an allocation failure (retry). Why do we do that?

We were short on free memory, so kswapd should work /harder/
to keep up with the current load.

> P.S. in buffer.c, we do a LockPage(), but no UnlockPage() in
> the case of no_buffer_head.. is that correct?

No it isn't ;) Thanks for pointing out this one...

regards,

Rik
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