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    SubjectRe: [Intel IOMMU 06/10] Avoid memory allocation failures in dma map api calls
    Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    > PF_MEMALLOC as is, is meant to salvage the VM from the typical VM
    > deadlock.

    .. and this IS the typical VM deadlock.. it is your storage driver
    trying to write out a piece of memory on behalf of the VM, and calls
    the iommu to map it, which then needs a bit of memory....
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