Re: [PATCH 1/4] s390: get rid of superfluous __GFP_REPEAT

From: Heiko Carstens
Date: Wed Mar 08 2017 - 05:00:10 EST

On Tue, Mar 07, 2017 at 04:48:40PM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxxx>
> __GFP_REPEAT has a rather weak semantic but since it has been introduced
> around 2.6.12 it has been ignored for low order allocations.
> page_table_alloc then uses the flag for a single page allocation. This
> means that this flag has never been actually useful here because it has
> always been used only for PAGE_ALLOC_COSTLY requests.
> An earlier attempt to remove the flag 10d58bf297e2 ("s390: get rid of
> superfluous __GFP_REPEAT") has missed this one but the situation is very
> same here.
> Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxxx>
> ---
> arch/s390/mm/pgalloc.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Acked-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@xxxxxxxxxx>

If you want, this can be routed via the s390 tree, whatever you prefer.