Re: [PATCH 3/3] net-dccp: Suppress warning about large allocationsfrom DCCP

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 19:15:18 EST

From: Mel Gorman <mel@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 16:43:34 +0100

> The DCCP protocol tries to allocate some large hash tables during
> initialisation using the largest size possible. This can be larger than
> what the page allocator can provide so it prints a warning. However, the
> caller is able to handle the situation so this patch suppresses the warning.
> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mel@xxxxxxxxx>

It's probably much more appropriate to make this stuff use
alloc_large_system_hash(), like TCP does (see net/ipv4/tcp.c

All of this complicated DCCP hash table size computation code will
simply disappear. And it'll fix the warning too :-)

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