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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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