Re: [PATCH 1/2 V2] ksm: take dirty bit as reference to avoid volatile pages scanning

From: Nai Xia
Date: Tue Jun 21 2011 - 20:02:56 EST

On Wednesday 22 June 2011 05:42:33 you wrote:
> * Nai Xia (nai.xia@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > This patch makes the page_check_address() can validate if a subpage is
> > in its place in a huge page pointed by the address. This can be useful when
> > ksm does not split huge pages when looking up the subpages one by one.
> Just a quick heads up...this patch does not compile by itself. Could you
> do a little patch cleanup? Start with just making sure the Subject: is
> correct for each patch. Then make sure the 3 are part of same series.
> And finally, make sure each is stand alone and complilable on its own.

Oh, indeed, there is a kvm & mmu_notifier related patch not named in a series.
But with a same email thread ID, I think.... I had thought it's ok...
I'll reformat this patch set to fullfill these requirements.
Thanks for reviewing.
(Sorry for repeated mail, I forgot to Cc the list..)


> thanks,
> -chris
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