Re: %u-order allocation failed

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 18:44:00 EST

> Linus, what do you think: is it OK if fork randomly fails with very small
> probability or not?

Your code doesnt change that behaviour. Not one iota. Do the mathematics,
work out the failure probabilities for page pairs. Now remember that the
vmalloc one has guard pages too.

You are trying to solve a non problem with a non solution

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