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On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > I don't want to move them - I just want to collect all that are free and
> > then try to free some more.
>
> How will you free them, you don't know who owns them.

I think you misunderstood me - this allocation happens in response to the
system call _not_ in an interrupt handler. So it is ok to wait - as long
as needed. I was thinking of calling page swapper or something and perhaps
going after I/O buffers first.

Vladimir Dergachev

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