Re: highmem deadlock fix [was Re: VM in 2.4.10(+tweaks) vs.

Linus Torvalds (
Thu, 27 Sep 2001 18:28:48 -0700 (PDT)

Note that if you do end up applying my suggested patch for testing, you
also need to add __GFP_WAITBUF to SLAB_LEVEL_MASK in <linux/slab.h>
otherwise the slab allocator will be really unhappy the first time it sees
any normal allocation..

(Ie very early at boot).


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