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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] mm: Introduce GFP_PANIC for early-boot allocations
    On Fri, 8 May 2009, Pekka Enberg wrote:

    > From: Pekka Enberg <>
    > This patch introduces a GFP_PANIC flag that can be used as an annotation
    > that an early-boot call to kmalloc() or alloc_pages() is expected to
    > never fail.

    I think the early-boot requirement needs to be dropped. Make this safe to
    be used at anytime.

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