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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] kernel/trace:check the val against the available mem
On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 16:27:49 +0200
Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org> wrote:

> > I understand you don't want GFP_NORETRY. But why is it more important for
> > this allocation to succeed than other normal GFP_KERNEL allocations?
>
> I guess they simply want a failure rather than OOM even when they can
> shoot themselves into head by using oom_origin. It is still quite ugly
> to see OOM report...

Exactly!

-- Steve

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