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SubjectRe: [PATCH] allocation looping + kswapd CPU cycles

On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 03:49:05PM -0300, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

> Back to the main discussion --- I guess we could make __GFP_FAIL (with
> __GFP_WAIT set :)) allocations actually fail if "try_to_free_pages()" does
> not make any progress (ie returns zero). But maybe thats a bit too
> extreme.

That would seem to be a reasonable interpretation of __GFP_FAIL +
__GFP_WAIT, yes.

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