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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] page cache: Store only head pages in i_pages
On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 10:34:54AM -0800, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> Transparent Huge Pages are currently stored in i_pages as pointers to
> consecutive subpages. This patch changes that to storing consecutive
> pointers to the head page in preparation for storing huge pages more
> efficiently in i_pages.
> Large parts of this are "inspired" by Kirill's patch
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Wilcox <>

I believe I found few missing pieces:

- page_cache_delete_batch() will blow up on

VM_BUG_ON_PAGE(page->index + HPAGE_PMD_NR - tail_pages
!= pvec->pages[i]->index, page);

- migrate_page_move_mapping() has to be converted too.

The rest *looks* fine to me. But it needs a lot of testing.

Kirill A. Shutemov

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