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SubjectRe: more testing on 2.4.0-t9p[456] VM deadlocks

On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
>
> > > well, the __GFP_IO part is included (in a different way). The slab.c part
> > > is not included.
> >
> > Actually the __GFP_IO check is now only inside ext2.
>
> no, it isnt. It's in the VFS. In fact the __GFP_IO check has not changed
> semantically, it just got moved further down.

True, my mistake.

As far as I understood, you want to remove this check for 2.4 when all
filesystems do not possibly reach shrink_{i,d}cache_memory while holding
the superblock lock.

If so, which filesystems still needs fixing that you know (except ext2) ?



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