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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Avoid !__GFP_IO allocations to eat from memory reservations


On Thursday, June 14, 2001 09:59:43 AM -0300 Marcelo Tosatti
<marcelo@conectiva.com.br> wrote:

>
> In pre3, GFP_BUFFER allocations can eat from the "emergency" memory
> reservations in case try_to_free_pages() fails for those allocations in
> __alloc_pages().
>
>
> Here goes the (tested) patch to fix that:

I started testing this because I expected problems under load with reiserfs
on it. No deadlocks yet though...I owe Marcelo a beer ;-)

-chris

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