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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next] orangefs: use vzalloc() instead of vmalloc()/memset(0)
On Wed, 2016-07-06 at 14:00 -0400, Mike Marshall wrote:
> Hi Joe...

Hi Mike.

> I looked around at other code to see how they were using vzalloc...
> even if it is just the caller of the function that uses vzalloc, most
> fs's that use vzalloc print an error message when vzalloc fails...

That's incorrect.

There are 72 v.alloc calls in fs/
2 of those calls have a specific OOM message.
There's 1 in reiserfs (old and unsupported) and 1 in orangefs

> I sure do
> like to follow the flow of our kernel module all in one place
> with the gossip statements...

I don't see how that matters here as there's
already an OOM on v.alloc failure.

cheers, Joe

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