Re: [PATCH] slab: prevent warnings when allocating with__GFP_NOWARN

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Tue Jun 11 2013 - 11:14:59 EST

On Tue, 11 Jun 2013, Sasha Levin wrote:

> I think that leaving the warning makes sense to catch similar
> things which are actually bugs - we had a similar issue with
> /dev/kmsg (if I remember correctly) which actually pointed to
> a bug.

Right. Requesting an allocation larger than even supported by the page
allocator from the slab allocators that are specializing in allocations of
small objects is usually an indication of a problem in the code.

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