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SubjectRe: sk_lock: inconsistent {RECLAIM_FS-ON-W} -> {IN-RECLAIM_FS-W} usage
On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 04:00:17PM +0800, Wu Fengguang wrote:
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> The (sk_allocation & ~__GFP_WAIT) cases should be rare, but I guess
> the networking code shall do it anyway, because sk_allocation defaults
> to GFP_KERNEL. It seems that currently the networking code simply uses
> a lot of GFP_ATOMIC, do they really mean "I cannot sleep"?

Yep because they're done from softirq context.

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