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SubjectRe: PF_MEMALLOC in 2.6
Am Donnerstag, 19. August 2004 08:55 schrieb Pete Zaitcev:
> The PF_MEMALLOC is required on usb-storage threads in 2.4, because ext3
> will deadlock and otherwise misbehave when it's trying to write out
> dirty pages under memory pressure.

Can you tell where it hangs? 2.6 passes GFP_NOIO around. If we
have an error about that somewhere we need to find it because
it may also affect the error handlers which do not operate in that

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