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    SubjectRe: %u-order allocation failed
    > > Nothing dangeorus there. The -ac vm isnt triggering these cases.
    > Sorry, but it can be triggered by _ANY_ VM since buddy allocator was
    > introduced. You have no guarantee, that you find two or more consecutive
    > free pages. And if you don't, poll() fails.

    The two page case isnt one you need to worry about. To all intents and
    purposes it does not happen, and if you do the maths it isnt going to fail
    in any interesting ways. Once you go to the 4 page set the odds get a lot
    longer and then rapidly get very bad indeed,

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