On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, Paul Barton-Davis wrote:
> OK, so one the one hand, we have Rik's latest patch:
> >From: Rik van Riel <email@example.com>
> >Subject: [patch] 2.3.99-pre6-3 VM fixed
The pre6-7 patch is a little bit better tested and should
arrive in your mailbox very soon.
> and on the other hand, we have this simple patch from Juan:
> >From: "Juan J. Quintela" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Subject: Re: System hangs when reading or writing many or large files
> >- --- 2.3.99-pre6-5/mm/filemap.c Tue Apr 4 01:18:56 2000
> >+++ 2.3.99-pre6-boot/mm/filemap.c Sun Apr 23 17:48:42 2000
> >@@ -467,8 +467,9 @@
> > struct page *alias;
> > unsigned long flags;
> >+ LockPage(page);
> > flags = page->flags & ~((1 << PG_uptodate) | (1 << PG_error) | (1 << PG
> >- - page->flags = flags | (1 << PG_locked) | (1 << PG_referenced);
> >+ page->flags = flags | (1 << PG_referenced);
This is orthagonal to my patch. I guess you want both, if
Juan's patch isn't in 2.3.99-pre6-7 yet...
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