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SubjectRe: the new VMt
On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 07:18:29PM +0200, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> yodaiken@fsmlabs.com wrote:
> > walk = out;
> > while(nfds > 0) {
> > poll_table *tmp = (poll_table *) __get_free_page(GFP_KERNEL);
> > if (!tmp) {
>
> Shouldn't this be GFP_USER? (Which would also conveniently fix the
> problem Victor's pointing out...)

It should probably be GFP_ATOMIC, if I understand the mm right.

The algorithm for requesting a collection of reources and freeing all of them
on failure is simple, fast, and robust.




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