Re: [PATCH]Fix: Init page count for all pages during higher order allocs

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 16:13:34 EST

On Thursday 02 May 2002 15:08, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> On Thu, 2 May 2002, Suparna Bhattacharya wrote:
> As someone else noted in this thread, the kernel tries to keep
> pages in use anyway, so omitting free pages won't buy you a great
> deal on its own. And I think it's to omit free pages that you want
> to distinguish the count 0 continuations from the count 0 frees?

Then why not count=-1 for the continuation pages?

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