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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/5] Add new GFP flag __GFP_NOTRACE.
    On Fri, 11 Jul 2008 09:41:20 -0500
    Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

    > Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu wrote:
    >
    > > This is used by kmemtrace to correctly classify different kinds of
    > > allocations, without recording one event multiple times. Example:
    > > SLAB's kmalloc() calls kmem_cache_alloc(), but we want to record
    > > this only as a kmalloc.
    >
    > Well then I guess we need to put the recording logic into
    > kmem_cache_alloc?

    Okay, will do it another way. I thought there may be other legitimate
    uses of something like __GFP_NOTRACE.


    Eduard


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