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vm_page_rename(9) [freebsd man page]

VM_PAGE_RENAME(9)					   BSD Kernel Developer's Manual					 VM_PAGE_RENAME(9)

NAME
vm_page_rename -- move a page SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/param.h> #include <vm/vm.h> #include <vm/vm_page.h> void vm_page_rename(vm_page_t m, vm_object_t new_object, vm_pindex_t new_pindex); DESCRIPTION
The vm_page_rename() function removes a page from one object, and adds it to another at the given page index. The page is added to the given object, and is removed from the object that is currently associated with. If the page is currently on the cache queue it will be deactivated unless it is wired or unmanaged, in which case the deactivation will fail. The entire page is marked as dirty after the move. The arguments to vm_page_rename() are: m The page to move. new_object The object the page should be inserted into. new_pindex The page index into new_object at which the new page should be inserted. AUTHORS
This manual page was written by Chad David <davidc@acns.ab.ca>. BSD
July 17, 2001 BSD

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VM_PAGE_ALLOC(9)					   BSD Kernel Developer's Manual					  VM_PAGE_ALLOC(9)

NAME
vm_page_alloc -- allocate a page for a vm_object SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/param.h> #include <vm/vm.h> #include <vm/vm_page.h> vm_page_t vm_page_alloc(vm_object_t object, vm_pindex_t pindex, int req); DESCRIPTION
The vm_page_alloc() function allocates a page at pindex within object. It is assumed that a page has not already been allocated at pindex. The page returned is inserted into the object, unless VM_ALLOC_NOOBJ is specified in the req. The page may exist in the vm object cache, in which case it will be reactivated instead, moving from the cache into the object page list. vm_page_alloc() will not sleep. Its arguments are: object The VM object to allocate the page for. The object must be locked if VM_ALLOC_NOOBJ is not specified. pindex The index into the object at which the page should be inserted. req The bitwise-inclusive OR of a class and any optional flags indicating how the page should be allocated. Exactly one of the following classes must be specified: VM_ALLOC_NORMAL The page should be allocated with no special treatment. VM_ALLOC_SYSTEM The page can be allocated if the cache is empty and the free page count is above the interrupt reserved water mark. This flag should be used only when the system really needs the page. VM_ALLOC_INTERRUPT vm_page_alloc() is being called during an interrupt. A page will be returned successfully if the free page count is greater than zero. The optional flags are: VM_ALLOC_NOBUSY The returned page will not be exclusive busy. VM_ALLOC_NODUMP The returned page will not be included in any kernel core dumps regardless of whether or not it is mapped in to KVA. VM_ALLOC_NOOBJ Do not associate the allocated page with a vm object. The object argument is ignored. VM_ALLOC_IFCACHED Allocate the page only if it is cached. Otherwise, return NULL. VM_ALLOC_IFNOTCACHED Only allocate the page if it is not cached in the object. If the page at the specified pindex is cached, NULL is returned instead. VM_ALLOC_SBUSY The returned page will be shared busy. VM_ALLOC_WIRED The returned page will be wired. VM_ALLOC_ZERO Indicate a preference for a pre-zeroed page. There is no guarantee that the returned page will be zeroed, but it will have the PG_ZERO flag set if it is zeroed. RETURN VALUES
The vm_page_t that was allocated is returned if successful; otherwise, NULL is returned. NOTES
The pager process is always upgraded to VM_ALLOC_SYSTEM unless VM_ALLOC_INTERRUPT is set. AUTHORS
This manual page was written by Chad David <davidc@acns.ab.ca>. BSD
January 28, 2012 BSD

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