cvs commit: src/sys/vm vm_pageq.c
sobomax at portaone.com
Sat Apr 16 05:21:32 PDT 2005
Wilko Bulte wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 16, 2005 at 12:52:49AM +0200, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote..
>>On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 09:45:02PM +0000, John Baldwin wrote:
>>+> jhb 2005-04-15 21:45:02 UTC
>>+> FreeBSD src repository
>>+> Modified files:
>>+> sys/vm vm_pageq.c
>>+> Add a vm.blacklist tunable which can hold a space or comma seperated list
>>+> of physical addresses. The pages containing these physical addresses will
>>+> not be added to the free list and thus will effectively be ignored by the
>>+> VM system. This is mostly useful for the case when one knows of specific
>>+> physical addresses that have bit errors (such as from a memtest run) so
>>+> that one can blacklist the bad pages while waiting for the new sticks of
>>+> RAM to arrive. The physical addresses of any ignored pages are listed in
>>+> the message buffer as well.
>>Nice. Would be good to have it documented somewhere, not sure where...
> Yeah.. Whats next, background memory scrubber that takes a close
> look at the ECC hardware ? ;-)
time to add badpage(8). ;-)
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