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    SubjectRe: kmalloc without GFP_xxx?
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    On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 14:02 +0300, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
    > Hi,
    > It struck me that kernel actually can figure out whether it's okay
    > to sleep or not by looking at combination of (flags & __GFP_WAIT)
    > and ((in_atomic() || irqs_disabled()) as it already does this for
    > might_sleep() barfing:

    that is not enough.

    you could be holding a spinlock for example!

    (and no that doesn't set in_atomic() always)


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