Re: [ANOMALIES]: 2.4.2 - __alloc_pages: failed - Patch failed

From: Shawn Starr (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 18:13:11 EST

Well, I Discovered, something strange. I put in a blank new CD-R, so these
errors are not of concern? (In which case why have the kernel log get
spewed with them if they are guaranteed to happen?)


Hugged a Tux today? (tm)

On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:

> The way sg_low_malloc() tries to allocate, failure messages are > pretty much garanteed. It tries high order allocations (which > are unreliable even when not stressed) and backs off until it > succeeds. > > In other words, the messages are a red herring. > > -Mike > > >

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