Re: [PATCH 2/3] rhashtable-test: retry insert operations in threads

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Tue Sep 01 2015 - 09:50:33 EST

On Tue, Sep 01, 2015 at 03:43:11PM +0200, Phil Sutter wrote:
> Hmm. Since memory allocation is first tried with GFP_ATOMIC set and upon
> failure retried in background, this seems like a situation which might
> happen during normal use. If that already indicates a severe problem,
> why retry in background at all?

It should be tried in the background first at 70% and only when
that fails would we hit the 100% case and then we will try it
with GFP_ATOMIC. If that fails then the insertion will fail.

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