Re: [PATCH] Allow __vmalloc with GFP_ATOMIC

From: Giridhar Pemmasani
Date: Sat Apr 28 2007 - 01:48:59 EST

--- Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> The patch below uses bh disabled lock for vmlist_lock, so
>> that __vmalloc can be used in interrupt context.

> Hi Giri,
> I'm sure I've read the reason for this one before, but when you do patches
> like these, can you include that reason in the changelog please?
> Thanks,
> Nick

Sorry about that. There were too many mails on this subjet and thought it
might not be good to quote them. I am quoting here the ones that matter to
this discussion. If you need more (all), let me know:


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