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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/6] ksm: dont allow overlap memory addresses registrations.
On Wed, 6 May 2009, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
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> For example for the swapping of KSM pages we've been thinking of using
> external rmap hooks to avoid the VM to know anything specific to KSM
> pages but to still allow their unmapping and swap.

There may prove to be various reasons why it wouldn't work out in practice;
but when thinking of swapping them, it is worth considering if those KSM
pages can just be assigned to a tmpfs file, then leave the swapping to that.

Hugh


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