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SubjectRe: [RFC] Arch option to touch newly allocated pages
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On March 7, 2002 03:43 pm, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Since there is always at least one freeable page in the system (or we're oom) then
> > we just have to find it and we know we can forcibly unmap it. We do need to know
> > the total of pinned pages, I should have said locked/dirty/pinned.
>
> What if I did a 4 page allocation ?

Higher order allocation - imho we can fix that too, eventually, however it's a lot
more work. First we have to have reliable physical defragmentation.

> And if we are OOM - we want to return NULL

What good does that do?

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Daniel
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