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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] mm: Add memalloc_nowait
On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 08:08:51AM +0300, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> > @@ -886,8 +868,12 @@ static struct dm_buffer *__alloc_buffer_wait_no_callback(struct dm_bufio_client
> > return NULL;
> >
> > if (dm_bufio_cache_size_latch != 1 && !tried_noio_alloc) {
> > + unsigned noio_flag;
> > +
> > dm_bufio_unlock(c);
> > - b = alloc_buffer(c, GFP_NOIO | __GFP_NORETRY | __GFP_NOMEMALLOC | __GFP_NOWARN);
> > + noio_flag = memalloc_noio_save();
>
> I've read the series twice and I'm still missing the definition of
> memalloc_noio_save().
>
> And also it would be nice to have a paragraph about it in
> Documentation/core-api/memory-allocation.rst

Documentation/core-api/gfp_mask-from-fs-io.rst:``memalloc_nofs_save``, ``memalloc_nofs_restore`` respectively ``memalloc_noio_save``,
Documentation/core-api/gfp_mask-from-fs-io.rst: :functions: memalloc_noio_save memalloc_noio_restore
Documentation/core-api/gfp_mask-from-fs-io.rst:allows nesting so it is safe to call ``memalloc_noio_save`` or

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