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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/6] lightnvm: pblk: check for failed mempool alloc.
> On 6 Sep 2017, at 17.09, Jens Axboe <> wrote:
> On 09/06/2017 09:08 AM, Johannes Thumshirn wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 06, 2017 at 05:01:01PM +0200, Javier González wrote:
>>> Check for failed mempool allocations and act accordingly.
>> Are you sure it is needed? Quoting from mempool_alloc()s Documentation:
>> "[...] Note that due to preallocation, this function *never* fails when called
>> from process contexts. (it might fail if called from an IRQ context.) [...]"
> It's not needed, mempool() will never fail if __GFP_WAIT is set in the
> mask. The use case here is GFP_KERNEL, which does include __GFP_WAIT.

Thanks for the clarification. Do you just drop the patch, or do you want
me to re-send the series?

I see that I do this other places, I'll clean it up for next window.

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