Re: [PATCH 2/8] badpage: keep any bad page out of circulation

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Mon Dec 01 2008 - 09:50:40 EST

On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Hugh Dickins wrote:

> Until now the bad_page() checkers have special-cased PageReserved, keeping
> those pages out of circulation thereafter. Now extend the special case to
> all: we want to keep ANY page with bad state out of circulation - the
> "free" page may well be in use by something.

If I screw up with a VM patch then my machine will now die because of OOM
instead of letting me shutdown and reboot?
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