Re: [PATCH v2] Add the values related to buddy system for filteringfree pages.

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Dec 19 2012 - 20:00:29 EST

On Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:57:03 -0800
ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Eric W. Biederman) wrote:

> Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Is there any way in which we can move some of this logic into the
> > kernel? In this case, add some kernel code which uses PageBuddy() on
> > behalf of makedumpfile, rather than replicating the PageBuddy() logic
> > in userspace?
> All that exists when makedumpfile runs is a core file. So it would have
> to be something like a share library that builds with the kernel and
> then makedumpfile loads.

Can we omit free pages from that core file?

And/or add a section to that core file which flags free pages?
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