Re: [RFC] Optimization for use-once pages

From: Eric W. Biederman (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 11:05:47 EST

Daniel Phillips <> writes:

> On Wednesday 25 July 2001 10:32, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > Consider having a swapfile on tmpfs.
> Ooh, a truly twisted thought.
> We'd know we're making progress when we can prove it doesn't deadlock.

Given all of that I think I going to go try to hack up a version that

The ensuring we don't deadlock sounds like it will require some shared
mechanisms with journaling filesystems. The whole pinned ram
problem. So to some extent it looks like a 2.4 problem. Though I'd
rather solve it in 2.5.x first.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Tue Jul 31 2001 - 21:00:23 EST