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SubjectRe: nfs unhappiness with memory pressure
--- Andrew Morton <> wrote:
> Trond Myklebust <> wrote:
> > ...OTOH, I'm not entirely sure we want to use GFP_ATOMIC and risk
> > bleeding the emergency pools dry: we also need those in order to receive
> > replies from the server.
> You can use (GFP_ATOMIC & ~__GFP_HIGH) to avoid draining emergency pools.

After beating on this for a while now, it all seems very happy. The write out to nfs are a little
choppy, but make forward progress.

Any chance of this being in 2.6.15?


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