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    SubjectRe: [QUICKLIST 0/4] Arch independent quicklists V2
    > On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 00:13:25 -0700 (PDT) Christoph Lameter <> wrote:
    > Page table pages have the characteristics that they are typically zero
    > or in a known state when they are freed.

    Well if they're zero then perhaps they should be released to the page allocator
    to satisfy the next __GFP_ZERO request. If that request is for a pagetable
    page, we break even (except we get to remove special-case code). If that
    __GFP_ZERO allocation was or some application other than for a pagetable, we

    iow, can we just nuke 'em?

    (Will require some work in the page allocator)
    (That work will open the path to using the idle thread to prezero pages)
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