Re: Removal of PG_marker scheme from 2.4.6-pre

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Sun Jul 01 2001 - 21:47:24 EST

On Sun, 1 Jul 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > "me: undo page_launder() LRU changes, they have nasty side effects"
> >
> > Can you be more verbose about this ?
> I think this was fixed by the GFP_BUFFER vs. GFP_CAN_FS + GFP_CAN_IO
> thing and Linus accidentally backed out the wrong code ;)

You wish.

Except it wasn't so.

Follow the list, and read the emails that were cc'd to you.

pre2 was fine, pre3 was not.

ac12 was fine, ac13 was not.

pre3 with the pre2 page_launder was fine.

There is no question about it. The patch that caused problems was the one
that was reversed. Please stop confusing the issue.


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