Re: innd mmap bug in 2.4.0-test12

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Thu Dec 28 2000 - 10:12:37 EST

On Thu, 28 Dec 2000, Daniel Phillips wrote:

> It's logical that PageDirty should never be get for ramfs,

No. Not setting PageDirty will cause the system to move the
page to the inactive_clean list and happily reclaim your data.

We _have to_ use something like PageDirty for this, and
checking for the ->writepage method will even allow us to
do stuff like dynamically switching swapping support for
ramfs on/off (or other funny things).



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