Re: [RFC][PATCH 3/4] deadlock prevention core

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Sat Aug 12 2006 - 14:07:06 EST

On Sat, 2006-08-12 at 19:54 +0200, Indan Zupancic wrote:
> On Sat, August 12, 2006 19:44, Peter Zijlstra said:
> > Euhm, right :-) long comes naturaly when I think about quantities op
> > pages. The adjust_memalloc_reserve() argument is an increment, a delta;
> > perhaps I should change that to long.
> Maybe, but having 16 TB of reserved memory seems plenty for a while.

Oh, for sure, but since it doesn't really matter all that much, I'd
rather go for proper.

> > Having them separate would allow ajust_memalloc_reserve() to be used by
> > other callers too (would need some extra locking).
> True, but currently memalloc_reserve isn't used in a sensible way,
> or I'm missing something.

Well, I'm somewhat reluctant to stick network related code into mm/, it
seems well separated now.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at