Re: [RFC] 4KB stack + irq stack for x86

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Jun 02 2002 - 10:52:02 EST


> The scenario Steve outlined was rather optimistic - more pessimistic
> case would be e.g:
> you run NBD which calls the network stack with an complex file system on top
> of it called by something else complex that does a GFP_KERNEL alloc and VM
> wants to flush a page via the NBD file system -

Actually, at this point we are dead anyway because of locks in NBD. NBD should
be carefull to use GFP_NOIO.

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