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SubjectRe: [patch 08/11 -mmotm] oom: invoke oom killer for __GFP_NOFAIL
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> The oom killer must be invoked regardless of the order if the allocation
> is __GFP_NOFAIL, otherwise it will loop forever when reclaim fails to
> free some memory.

This is intensional behavior. plus you change very widely caller bahavior.
if you don't have good test program, I nak this.


>
> Cc: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
> Cc: Nick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de>
> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>




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