On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 05:09:28 +1000 Nick Piggin <email@example.com> wrote:
No. The current design of reclaim (for better or for worse) is that for
order 0,1,2 and 3 allocations we just keep on trying until it works. That
got broken and I think it got broken at a design level when that
did_some_progress logic went in. Perhaps something else we did later
Well sure, because we already broke GFP_KERNEL allocations.