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SubjectRe: [prepatch] address_space-based writeback
This sounds like a wonderful piece of work.
I'm also inspired by the rmap stuff coming down
the pipe. I wonder if there would be any interference
between the two, or could they leverage each other?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Morton" <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 4:21 AM

> This is a largish patch which makes some fairly deep changes. It's
> currently at the "wow, it worked" stage. Most of it is fairly
> mature code, but some conceptual changes were recently made.
> Hopefully it'll be in respectable state in a few days, but I'd
> like people to take a look.
> The idea is: all writeback is against address_spaces. All dirty data
> has the dirty bit set against its page. So all dirty data is
> accessible by
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