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SubjectRe: tcp_do_sendmsg() allocation still broken ?
On Sun, 29 Oct 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 28, 2000 at 07:12:44PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> >
> > tcp_do_sendmsg() still allocates using GFP_KERNEL when it can't, it seems:
>
> tcp_do_sendmsg() should only be called from process context,
> because it can sleep for other reasons anyways.

Andi, if sk->allocation is there to be ignored, why
don't you remove that element from the structure?

> If someone calls it from interrupt context it needs to be fixed.

Think about nbd.
Think about swap-over-network.
Think about the reasons why sk->allocation exists.

regards,

Rik
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