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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/8] mm: fix anonymous dirtying
Hugh Dickins wrote:
> do_anonymous_page() has been wrong to dirty the pte regardless.
> If it's not going to mark the pte writable, then it won't help
> to mark it dirty here, and clogs up memory with pages which will
> need swap instead of being thrown away. Especially wrong if no
> overcommit is chosen, and this vma is not yet VM_ACCOUNTed -
> we could exceed the limit and OOM despite no overcommit.
> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <>
> Cc:

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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