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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] NBD: allow nbd to be used locally
Hi!

> This patch allows a Network Block Device to be mounted locally (nbd-client
> to nbd-server over 127.0.0.1).
>
> It creates a kthread to avoid the deadlock described in NBD tools
> documentation. So, if nbd-client hangs waiting for pages, the kblockd
> thread can continue its work and free pages.

What happens if your new kthread blocks on memory allocation?
Pavel--
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