Re: pre6 VM issues

Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 09:56:20 EST

Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

>On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 08:07:19PM +0530, BALBIR SINGH wrote:
>>their pages can even be swapped out if needed. But for a device that is not willing
>>to wait (GFP_ATOMIC) say in an interrupt context, this might be a issue.
>There's just a reserved pool for atomic allocations. See the __GFP_WAIT
>check in __alloc_pages.
I apologize for my ignorance on this


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