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SubjectRe: PG_reserved bug
On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 02:45:06PM +0200, Amir Hermelin wrote:
> Ok, fair enough. According to what you say, this behavior won't change in
> 2.6. So, I'm still left with my second question: since I do access the
> pages from several places in my module, and I want to use the refcount field
> of the struct page (and not have to wrap the pages in another structure) so
> I know when my page is no longer referenced, how can I make sure it's 'safe'
> to not use the reserved bit?

It looks like you'll have to wrap the pages in another structure.
The refcounts for reserved pages are effectively meaningless.

-- wli
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