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SubjectRe: xdr nfs highmem deadlock fix [Re: filesystem access slowing system to a crawl]
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On Fri, 2003-02-21 at 01:41, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 12:12:19AM +0100, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > >>>>> " " == Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> writes:
> >
> > > One should also consider kmap_atomic... (bcrl suggest)
> >
> > The problem is that sendmsg() can sleep. kmap_atomic() isn't really
> > appropriate here.
>
> 100% correct.

It actually depends upon whether you have sk->priority set
to GFP_ATOMIC or GFP_KERNEL.

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