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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/8] Use xvmalloc to store compressed chunks
Nitin Gupta wrote:
> @@ -528,17 +581,32 @@ static int zcache_store_page(struct zcache_inode_rb *znode,
> goto out;
> }
>
> - dest_data = kmap_atomic(zpage, KM_USER0);
> + local_irq_save(flags);

Does xv_malloc() required interrupts to be disabled? If so, why doesn't
the function do it by itself?

> + ret = xv_malloc(zpool->xv_pool, clen + sizeof(*zheader),
> + &zpage, &zoffset, GFP_NOWAIT);
> + local_irq_restore(flags);
> + if (unlikely(ret)) {
> + ret = -ENOMEM;
> + preempt_enable();
> + goto out;
> + }


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