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SubjectRe: Questions - Re: [PATCH] documentation for mm.h
On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> At 10:51 08/03/01, Ingo Oeser wrote:
> >On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 10:11:50AM +0000, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> > > At 22:33 07/03/2001, Rik van Riel wrote:

> > * A page may belong to an inode's memory mapping. In this case,
> > * page->mapping is the pointer to the inode, and page->offset is the
> > * file offset of the page (not necessarily a multiple of PAGE_SIZE).
> Surely, if you have to multiply index by PAGE_{CACHE_}SIZE,
> page->offset would be a multiple of PAGE_{CACHE_}SIZE?

Whooops, indeed. This was a piece of old documentation which was
200 lines down for inexplicable reasons. It's been corrected now.


Linux MM bugzilla:

Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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