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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] CMA: Fix the bug that CMA's page number is substructed twice
On Thu, Dec 25, 2014 at 05:43:26PM +0800, Hui Zhu wrote:
> In Joonsoo's CMA patch "CMA: always treat free cma pages as non-free on
> watermark checking" [1], it changes __zone_watermark_ok to substruct CMA
> pages number from free_pages if system use CMA:
> if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_CMA) && z->managed_cma_pages)
> free_pages -= zone_page_state(z, NR_FREE_CMA_PAGES);

Hello,

In fact, without that patch, watermark checking has a problem in current kernel.
If there is reserved CMA region, watermark check for high order
allocation is done loosly. See following thread.

https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/5/30/320

Your patch can fix this situation, so, how about submitting this patch
separately?

Thanks.



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