Re: [RFC][patch 0/2] mm: remove PageReserved
From: Hugh Dickins
Date: Tue Aug 09 2005 - 09:49:23 EST
On Tue, 9 Aug 2005, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > But you don't mind if they are refcounted, do you?
> > Just so long as they start out from 1 so never get freed.
> Well, a refcounting bug would let them be freed and kaboom ... That's
> why a "PG_not_your_ram_dammit" bit would be useful. It could at least
> BUG_ON when refcount reaches 0 :)
Okay, great, let's give every struct page two refcounts,
so if one of them goes wrong, the other one will save us.
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