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Date:	Mon, 8 Oct 2007 10:46:45 -0700 (PDT)
From:	Christoph Lameter <clameter@....com>
To:	Mingming Cao <cmm@...ibm.com>
cc:	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] jbd: JBD replace jbd_kmalloc with kmalloc

On Fri, 5 Oct 2007, Mingming Cao wrote:

> Index: linux-2.6.23-rc9/fs/jbd/transaction.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.23-rc9.orig/fs/jbd/transaction.c	2007-10-05 12:08:08.000000000 -0700
> +++ linux-2.6.23-rc9/fs/jbd/transaction.c	2007-10-05 12:08:29.000000000 -0700
> @@ -96,8 +96,8 @@ static int start_this_handle(journal_t *
>  
>  alloc_transaction:
>  	if (!journal->j_running_transaction) {
> -		new_transaction = jbd_kmalloc(sizeof(*new_transaction),
> -						GFP_NOFS);
> +		new_transaction = kmalloc(sizeof(*new_transaction),
> +						GFP_NOFS|__GFP_NOFAIL);


Why was a __GFP_NOFAIL added here? I do not see a use of jbd_rep_kmalloc?

> -#define jbd_kmalloc(size, flags) \
> -	__jbd_kmalloc(__FUNCTION__, (size), (flags), journal_oom_retry)

journal_oom_retry is no longer used?
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