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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] mm,hwpoison: Refactor get_any_page
On 11/19/20 11:57 AM, Oscar Salvador wrote:
> When we want to grab a refcount via get_any_page, we call
> __get_any_page that calls get_hwpoison_page to get the
> actual refcount.
> get_any_page is only there because we have a sort of retry
> mechanism in case the page we met is unknown to us or
> if we raced with an allocation.
> Also __get_any_page prints some messages about the page type
> in case the page was a free page or the page type was unknown,
> but if anything, we only need to print a message in case the
> pagetype was unknown, as that is reporting an error down the chain.
> Let us merge get_any_page and __get_any_page, and let the message
> be printed in soft_offline_page.
> Signed-off-by: Oscar Salvador <>

Acked-by: Vlastimil Babka <>

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