Re: [PATCH] Fix race in set_max_huge_pages for multiple updaters of nr_huge_pages
From: William Lee Irwin III
Date: Fri Nov 18 2005 - 22:25:23 EST
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 07:09:50PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Nope, alloc_fresh_huge_page() does a GFP_HIGHUSER allocation, which can
> sleep and may not be called inside spinlock. You would have seen a spew of
> might_sleep() warnings if this was tested with the appropriate kernel
> debugging options.
> How about this?
Looks good. My reply got stuck behind a queue of other things to do
since it needed a correction.
Acked-by: William Irwin <wli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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