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

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Sun Jun 09 2002 - 13:50:54 EST

On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 05:52:02PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > 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.

Reread what I wrote. It does not involve NBD recursing.

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