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    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: USB hangs
    Am Montag, 12. Januar 2004 00:25 schrieb David Brownell:
    > Alan Cox wrote:
    > > On Sul, 2004-01-11 at 00:23, Matthew Dharm wrote:
    > >
    > >>Where is USB kmalloc'ing with GFP_KERNEL? I thought we tracked all those
    > >>down and eliminated them.
    > >
    > >
    > > Not sure. I just worked from tracebacks. I needed it to work rather
    > > than having the time to go hunting for specific faults. Plus I'd
    > > argue PF_MEMALLOC is a better solution anyway.
    > It certainly seems like a more comprehensive fix for that
    > particular class of problems! :)

    For users of a kernel thread it helps. But what affects storage
    also make affect anything else that has a filesystem running
    over it. Plus it forces us to keep the storage thread model, which
    might be a solution that needs to be revisited.


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