crash in kmem_cache_init

Pekka Enberg penberg at
Wed Jan 23 19:19:33 EST 2008

Hi Christoph,

On Jan 23, 2008 1:18 AM, Christoph Lameter <clameter at> wrote:
> My patch is useless (fascinating history of the changelog there through).
> fallback_alloc calls kmem_getpages without GFP_THISNODE. This means that
> alloc_pages_node() will try to allocate on the current node but fallback
> to neighboring node if nothing is there....

Sure, but I was referring to the scenario where current node _has_
pages available but no ->nodelists. Olaf, did you try it?


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