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SubjectRe: [-mm][PATCH 1/5] fix overflow problem of do_try_to_free_page()
On 04.05.2008 [21:55:57 +0900], KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
> this patch is not part of reclaim throttle series.
> it is merely hotfixs.
>
> ---------------------------------------
> "Smarter retry of costly-order allocations" patch series change
> behaver of do_try_to_free_pages().
> but unfortunately ret variable type unchanged.
>
> thus, overflow problem is possible.
>
>
>
> Signed-off-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
> CC: Nishanth Aravamudan <nacc@us.ibm.com>

Eep, sorry -- my original version had used -EAGAIN to indicate a special
condition, but this was removed before the final patch. Thanks for the
catch.

Acked-by: Nishanth Aravamudan <nacc@us.ibm.com>

Should go upstream, as well.

Thanks,
Nish

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Nishanth Aravamudan <nacc@us.ibm.com>
IBM Linux Technology Center


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