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SubjectRe: Deadlock in 2.2 sock_alloc_send_skb?
> If that happens, and the socket uses GFP_ATOMIC allocation, the while (1)
> loop in sock_alloc_send_skb() will endlessly spin, without ever calling
> schedule(), and all the time holding the kernel lock ...

If the socket is using GFP_ATOMIC allocation it should never loop. That is

> Do you agree that this is a problem? What do you think about this fix:

Looks good

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