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    SubjectRe: [Suspend2][ 07/13] [Suspend2] Page_alloc paranoia.
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    Hi Nick.

    On Friday 30 June 2006 02:22, Nick Piggin wrote:
    > Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > > Hi.
    > >
    > > On Tuesday 27 June 2006 16:11, Nick Piggin wrote:
    > >>Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > >>>Add paranoia to the page_alloc code to ensure we don't start page
    > >>> reclaim during suspending.
    > >>
    > >>Nack. Set PF_MEMALLOC if you must.
    > >
    > > That would work for the thread doing the suspending. What about other
    > > kernel threads that might run and allocate memory during the cycle
    > > because of $RANDOM_EVENT? We don't want them triggering memory freeing
    > > either.
    >
    > Haven't you suspended the other threads at this point?
    >
    > What are the consequences of allocating memory?

    Did you see my reply to these questions?

    Regards,

    Nigel
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