Re: [PATCH v2] slab,slub: ignore __GFP_WAIT if we're booting orsuspending

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Fri Jun 12 2009 - 05:54:55 EST

On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 11:52 +0200, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Maybe if we just not make it a general "tweak gfpflag" bit (at
> least not until a bit more discussion), but a specific workaround
> for the local_irq_enable in early boot problem.
> Seems like it would not be hard to track things down if we add
> a warning if we have GFP_WAIT and interrupts are not enabled...

AFAICT, the point is that Ben thinks that we shouldn't go and try to fix
up all the callers. But yes, we could certainly do that too.


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