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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.24] mm: BadRAM support for broken memory
Hi Rick

> > > +#define PG_badram 20 /* BadRam page */
> >
> > some architecture use PG_reserved for treat bad memory.
> > Why do you want introduce new page flag?
>
> It is clearer to properly name a flag, I suppose.
> Is the use that you are mentioning the intended, and only use of the flag?
> If not, I think it is clearer to use a separate flag instead of overloading
> one.

hmmm
unfortunately flag bit of struct page is very valuable resource
rather than diamond on current implementaion ;-)

if you can change to no introduce new page flag,
IMHO merge to mainline dramatically become easy.


> > for show_mem() improvement?
>
> For code clarity.

agreed with your code is clarify. but...





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