Re: [PATCH][8/8] mm: lru interface change

From: Nick Piggin
Date: Tue Mar 21 2006 - 19:16:22 EST

Stone Wang wrote:
I may have missed something very trivial, but... why are they on a
list at all if they don't get scanned

Get the locked pages on a list is necessary for page management,
scatter the locked pages around isnt a good idea.

This doesn't make sense. Whether or not they're on a list does not
change the fact that they may be "scattered".

Also, we could add some kinds of scan to the locked pages,
if we find that it's necessary.

This is a valid reason. But at present you don't scan them, do you?
So you should add them to a list in patch 9 where you add the
machanism to scan them as well, right?

SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.
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