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Date:	Tue, 19 Dec 2006 18:03:58 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <>
To:	Suzuki <>
Cc:	lkml <>,,, amit <>,
Subject: Re: [RFC] [PATCH] Fix kmalloc flags used in ext3 with an active
 journal handle

On Tue, 19 Dec 2006 17:58:12 -0800
Suzuki <> wrote:

> * Fix the kmalloc flags used from within ext3, when we have an active journal handle
> 	If we do a kmalloc with GFP_KERNEL on system running low on memory, with an active journal handle, we might end up in cleaning up the fs cache flushing dirty inodes for some other filesystem. This would cause hitting a J_ASSERT() in :

The change might be needed (haven't looked at it yet).  But I'd like to see
the full BUG trace, please.  To see the callchain.

Always include the trace...

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