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SubjectRe: [Suspend2][ 07/13] [Suspend2] Page_alloc paranoia.
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Hi.

On Tuesday 27 June 2006 16:11, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> > Add paranoia to the page_alloc code to ensure we don't start page reclaim
> > during suspending.
>
> Nack. Set PF_MEMALLOC if you must.

That would work for the thread doing the suspending. What about other kernel
threads that might run and allocate memory during the cycle because of
$RANDOM_EVENT? We don't want them triggering memory freeing either.

Regards,

Nigel
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