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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: USB hangs
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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.

Regards
Oliver

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