Re: Page table cache problem

Linus Torvalds (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 13:57:04 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 26 Jul 1998, Bill Hawes wrote:
> I think the correct way to fix this is to directly call
> check_pgt_cache() after unloading the page tables. This ensures that the
> trimming (to the high water mark) happens immediately, but without
> burdening the xxx_free_fast code with extra tests. I've attached a patch
> that does this, and after enabling the patch the largest cache size I've
> seen is 54 pages.

Looks good, applied,


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