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SubjectRe: [for-next][PATCH 7/7] tracing: Use pr_err() instead of WARN() for memory failures
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On Sun, 2020-01-26 at 15:50 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Jan 2020 12:38:55 -0800
> Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>
> > On Sun, 2020-01-26 at 14:19 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > > From: "Steven Rostedt (VMware)" <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> > >
> > > As warnings can trigger panics, especially when "panic_on_warn" is set,
> > > memory failure warnings can cause panics and fail fuzz testers that are
> > > stressing memory.
> > >
> > > Create a MEM_FAIL() macro to use instead of WARN() in the tracing code
> > > (perhaps this should be a kernel wide macro?), and use that for memory
> > > failure issues. This should stop failing fuzz tests due to warnings.
> >
> > It looks as if most of these could just be removed instead
> > as there is an existing dump_stack() on failure.
>
> That sounds more generic. This is specific for my own tracing tests to
> look for. As the point is, it is *not* to dump_stack, and still report
> the error.

__GFP_NOWARN is available too.


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