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SubjectRe: [patch] adjustments to dirty memory thresholds
On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, William Lee Irwin III wrote:

> + gfp_nowait = gfp_mask & ~(__GFP_WAIT | __GFP_IO | __GFP_NOKILL);

I suspect what you want is (in vmscan.c):

- out_of_memory();
+ if (gfp_mask & __GFP_FS)
+ out_of_memory();

This means we'll just never call out_of_memory() if we haven't
used all possibilities for freeing pages.


Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

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