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Date:	Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:53:23 -0400
From:	Ted Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
To:	Shaohua Li <shli@...nel.org>
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC]jbd2: use GFP_NOFS for blkdev_issue_flush

On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:27:35AM +0800, Shaohua Li wrote:
> 
> flush request is issued in transaction commit code path, so looks using
> GFP_KERNEL to allocate memory for flush request bio falls into the classic
> deadlock issue.  I saw btrfs and dm get it right, but ext4, xfs and md are
> using GFP_KERNEL, which makes me confused. Hoping filesystem developers
> clarify.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Shaohua Li <shli@...ionio.com>

Thanks, applied.

					- Ted
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