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    SubjectRe: Extend clear_page by an order parameter
    Christoph Lameter writes:

    > The zeroing of a page of a arbitrary order in page_alloc.c and in hugetlb.c may benefit from a
    > clear_page that is capable of zeroing multiple pages at once (and scrubd
    > too but that is now an independent patch). The following patch extends
    > clear_page with a second parameter specifying the order of the page to be zeroed to allow an
    > efficient zeroing of pages. Hope I caught everything....

    Wouldn't it be nicer to call the version that takes the order
    parameter "clear_pages" and then define clear_page(p) as
    clear_pages(p, 0) ?

    Paul.
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