Posted Jul 9, 2009 3:07 UTC (Thu) by abatters (✭ supporter ✭, #6932)
Parent article: Some ado about zero
> Despite his misgivings, Linus merged the patch for 2.6.24 to see what sort of problems might come to the surface. For the next 18 months, it appeared that such problems were scarce indeed; most people forgot about the zero page altogether.
The removal of ZERO_PAGE did cause some problems for me, but they were resolved by follow-up patches: