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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/34] vmscan: add shrink_slab tracepoints
Mel Gorman wrote:

> From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>
>
> commit 095760730c1047c69159ce88021a7fa3833502c8 upstream.
>
> Stable note: Not tracked in Bugzilla. This is a diagnostic patch that
> was part of a series addressing excessive slab shrinking after
> GFP_NOFS failures. There is detailed information on the series'
> motivation at https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/6/2/42 .

Thanks. Why would we want this particular patch in stable@? It
doesn't sound like it fixes a serious issue.

Curious,
Jonathan


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