Re: [PATCH 01/03] Cpuset: might sleep checking zones allowed fix

From: Paul Jackson
Date: Thu May 18 2006 - 21:26:32 EST

Christoph wrote:
> I think this is another case demonstrating that alloc_pages() behavior is
> way too complex right now.

One could certainly use this thread as evidence to support that case ;).

And your thoughts are all the more reason to fix this bug we have now,
with a small, focused fix (to avoid possibly sleeping with interrupts
off), and then take our time with any rework, perhaps in the context of
the bigger changes you, Dave and Nick were discussing.

Good luck.

I won't rest till it's the best ...
Programmer, Linux Scalability
Paul Jackson <pj@xxxxxxx> 1.925.600.0401
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