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SubjectRe: Linux-2.5.14..
On Mon, 6 May 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:
> bert hubert wrote:

> > I parsed this 'dirty state' sentence all wrong at first :-) Andrew, Linus -
> > where does the current VM lie in between rmap-vm and aa-vm?

> I made minimal changes in there to teach the page allocator that
> all dirty memory is written back via pages and not sometimes-pages,
> sometimes-buffers. Also to add support for the new `clustering
> writeback' which address_spaces can perform.

> So it's all page-oriented now.

Nice, this will make it possible to have much cleaner page
replacement code.

regards,

Rik
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