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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] memcg: page_alloc: skip bulk allocator for __GFP_ACCOUNT
On Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 08:16:07AM -0700, Shakeel Butt wrote:
> The commit 5c1f4e690eec ("mm/vmalloc: switch to bulk allocator in
> __vmalloc_area_node()") switched to bulk page allocator for order 0
> allocation backing vmalloc. However bulk page allocator does not support
> __GFP_ACCOUNT allocations and there are several users of
> kvmalloc(__GFP_ACCOUNT).
> For now make __GFP_ACCOUNT allocations bypass bulk page allocator. In
> future if there is workload that can be significantly improved with the
> bulk page allocator with __GFP_ACCCOUNT support, we can revisit the
> decision.
> Fixes: 5c1f4e690eec ("mm/vmalloc: switch to bulk allocator in __vmalloc_area_node()")
> Signed-off-by: Shakeel Butt <>

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <>

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