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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 015/262] memblock: memblock_phys_alloc_try_nid(): don't panic
On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 07:57:21AM +0200, Mike Rapoport wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 01:57:50PM -0400, Sasha Levin wrote:
>> From: Mike Rapoport <>
>> [ Upstream commit 337555744e6e39dd1d87698c6084dd88a606d60a ]
>> The memblock_phys_alloc_try_nid() function tries to allocate memory from
>> the requested node and then falls back to allocation from any node in
>> the system. The memblock_alloc_base() fallback used by this function
>> panics if the allocation fails.
>> Replace the memblock_alloc_base() fallback with the direct call to
>> memblock_alloc_range_nid() and update the memblock_phys_alloc_try_nid()
>> callers to check the returned value and panic in case of error.
>This is a part of memblock refactoring, I don't think it should be applied
>to -stable.

Dropped, thanks!


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