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SubjectRe: PG_reserved bug
On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 03:07:13PM +0200, Amir Hermelin wrote:
> Can't I just not use the reserved bit (therefore effectively use the
> refcount), and keep the minimal count at 1 or 2? Will that have the same
> effect as setting the reserved bit?

You can do that, yes. There are certain disadvantages to doing so, e.g.
poor interactions with higher-order allocations.

-- wli
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