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SubjectRe: 2.4.14 + Bug in swap_out.
Rik van Riel <> writes:

> On 21 Nov 2001, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > We only hold a ref count for the duration of swap_out_mm.
> > Not for the duration of the value in swap_mm.
> In that case, why can't we just take the next mm from
> init_mm and just "roll over" our mm to the back of the
> list once we're done with it ?

Sounds good to me. Unless we have another user for that list.

> Removing magic is good ;)

Definitely. Things that are locally correct are much easier
to verify and trust. I'm satisfied for the moment that it isn't
actually broken. But more obvious code is definitely a plus
if we can get it.

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