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Date:	Sun, 27 Jul 2008 00:31:37 -0300
From:	Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <>
To:	Hugh Dickins <>
Cc:	Kel Modderman <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Alexey Dobriyan <>,,
Subject: Re: tmpfs: kernel BUG at mm/shmem.c:814

On Sat, 26 Jul 2008, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> on 2.6.26.  It's using posix_fadvise on directories, and the shmem_readpage
> method added in 2.6.23 is letting POSIX_FADV_WILLNEED allocate useless pages

> Cc:

Is the fix needed on 2.6.25 as well?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh
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