> I've seen GFP_KERNEL take 10 minutes in lk 2.4.6 . The
> mm gets tweaked pretty often so it is difficult to know
> exactly how it will react when memory is tight. A time
> bound would be useful on GFP_KERNEL.
kmalloc with GFP_KERNEL has a 128K limit which avoids the bizarre behaviour
you get when you abuse get_free_pages.
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