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SubjectRe: [PATCH 17/20] dm: get rid of superfluous gfp flags
On Fri 29-04-16 14:54:52, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28 2016 at 9:24am -0400,
> Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> > From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> >
> > copy_params seems to be little bit confused about which allocation flags
> > to use. It enforces GFP_NOIO even though it uses
> > memalloc_noio_{save,restore} which enforces GFP_NOIO at the page
> > allocator level automatically (via memalloc_noio_flags). It also
> > uses __GFP_REPEAT for the __vmalloc request which doesn't make much
> > sense either because vmalloc doesn't rely on costly high order
> > allocations. Let's just drop the __GFP_REPEAT and leave the further
> > cleanup to later changes.
> >
> > Cc: Shaohua Li <shli@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@redhat.com>
> > Cc: dm-devel@redhat.com
> > Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
>
> I've taken this patch for 4.7 but editted the header, see:
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/device-mapper/linux-dm.git/commit/?h=dm-4.7&id=0222c76e96163355620224625c1cd80991086dc7

Thanks!

--
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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