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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm/filemap.c: unconditionally call mark_page_accessed


    > I guess the downside to this is if a reader is reading a large file, or
    > several files, sequentially with a small read size (smaller than
    > PAGE_SIZE), the pages will be marked active after just one read pass.
    > My gut says the benefits of this patch outweigh the cost. I would
    > expect real-world backup apps, etc. to read at least PAGE_SIZE.

    PAGE_SIZE being 8k on sparc, 16-64k on ia64 and potentially 64kb on
    powerpc :)

    Id expect a large percentage of files to be below that size.

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