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SubjectRe: page allocation failure
  On 8/23/10 1:40 AM, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Aug 2010, Pekka Enberg wrote:
>> In Stan's case, it's a order-1 GFP_ATOMIC allocation but there are
>> only order-0 pages available. Mel, any recent page allocator fixes in
>> 2.6.35 or 2.6.36-rc1 that Stan/Mikael should test?
> This is the TCP slab? Best fix would be in the page allocator. However,
> in this particular case the slub allocator would be able to fall back to
> an order 0 allocation and still satisfy the request.
Looking at the stack trace of the oops, I think Stan has CONFIG_SLAB
which doesn't have order-0 fallback.

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