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SubjectRe: [CFT] delayed allocation and multipage I/O patches for 2.5.6.
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akpm@zip.com.au said:
> Really, I don't think we can lose page->buffers for *enough* users of
> address_spaces to make it worthwhile.

> If it was only being used for, say, blockdev inodes then we could
> perhaps take it out and hash for it, but there are a ton of
> filesystems out there...

I have plenty of boxes which never have any use for page->buffers. Ever.

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dwmw2


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