Re: [RFC PATCH] nfs: avoid swap-over-NFS deadlock

From: Mel Gorman
Date: Thu Sep 03 2015 - 10:01:30 EST

On Tue, Sep 01, 2015 at 06:22:14PM +0200, Jerome Marchand wrote:
> > Thanks. Sorry for the long delay but I finally got back to the bug this
> > week. NFS can be modified to special case the swapfile but I was not happy
> > with the result for multiple reasons. It took me a while to see a way for
> > the core VM to deal with it. What do you think of the following
> > approach?
> Seems sound to me.
> > More importantly, does it work for you?
> Yes.

Sweet, thanks. It's the merge window now so it won't get fixed now and I
know there is already a collision with the mm merge. I'll rebase and
repost after 4.3-rc1 comes out.

Mel Gorman
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