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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.12-rc1] cpusets special case GFP_ATOMIC allocs
Paul Jackson wrote:
> Stringent enforcement of cpuset memory placement could cause
> the kernel to panic on a GFP_ATOMIC (!wait) memory allocation,
> even though memory was available elsewhere in the system.
>
> Relax the cpuset constraint, on the last zone loop in
> mm/page_alloc.c:__alloc_pages(), for ATOMIC requests.
>

Kernel should not panic if a GFP_ATOMIC allocation fails.
Where is this happening?


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