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SubjectRe: [discuss] Re: 32-bit dma allocations on 64-bit platforms
Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@suse.de> wrote:
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> On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 04:09:45PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > this sort of thing, simply because nobody seems to be hitting the problems.
>
> nobody is hitting the problems because if this problem triggers the
> machine starts slowly swapping and shrinking the vfs and it eventually
> relocate the highmem. the crpilling down of the vfs caches as well isn't
> a good thing and it will not be noticeable by anybody.

Good point, that.


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