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SubjectRe: page_launder() bug
On Sun, 13 May 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
> Rik van Riel writes:
> > On Tue, 8 May 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
> > > Nice. Now the only bit left is moving the referenced bit
> > > checking and/or state into writepage as well. This is still
> > > part of the plan right?
> >
> > Why the hell would we want this ?
>
> Because if it's a dead swap page the referenced bit is meaningless
> and we should just kill off the page immediately.

Then I'd rather check this in a visible place in page_launder()
itself. Granted, this is a special case, but I don't think this
one is worth obfuscating the code for...

regards,

Rik
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