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SubjectRe: [PATCH 30/30] nfs: fix various memory recursions possible with swap over NFS.
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On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 20:15 +0900, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 19:46 +0900, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
> > > > GFP_NOFS is not enough, since swap traffic is IO, hence fall back to GFP_NOIO.
> > >
> > > this comment imply turn on GFP_NOIO, but the code is s/NOFS/NOIO/. why?
> >
> > Does the misunderstanding stem from the use of 'enough'?
> >
> > GFP_NOFS is _more_ permissive than GFP_NOIO in that it will initiate IO,
> > just not of any filesystem data.
> >
>
>
> > The problem is that previuosly NOFS was correct because that avoids
> > recursion into the NFS code, it now is not, because also IO (swap) can
> > lead to this recursion.
>
>
> Thanks nicer explain.
> So, I hope add above 3 line to patch description.

Done, thanks!



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