Re: Extend clear_page by an order parameter

From: Andrew Morton <akpm_at_osdl.org>
Date: 2005-01-22 11:43:53
Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> wrote:
>
> A cluster of 2^n contiguous pages
>  isn't one page by any normal definition.

It is, actually, from the POV of the page allocator.  It's a "higher order
page" and is controlled by a struct page*, just like a zero-order page...
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Received on Fri Jan 21 19:49:12 2005

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