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Date:   Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:19:53 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>
To:     Chao Yu <yuchao0@...wei.com>
Cc:     Gao Xiang <gaoxiang25@...wei.com>,
        Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@...ux.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] ext4: bio_alloc with __GFP_DIRECT_RECLAIM never fails

On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 05:29:58PM +0800, Chao Yu wrote:
> On 2019/10/31 17:23, Gao Xiang wrote:
> > Similar to [1] [2], bio_alloc with __GFP_DIRECT_RECLAIM flags
> > guarantees bio allocation under some given restrictions, as
> > stated in block/bio.c and fs/direct-io.c So here it's ok to
> > not check for NULL value from bio_alloc().
> > 
> > [1] https://lore.kernel.org/r/20191030035518.65477-1-gaoxiang25@huawei.com
> > [2] https://lore.kernel.org/r/20190830162812.GA10694@infradead.org
> > Cc: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
> > Cc: Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>
> > Cc: Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@...ux.ibm.com>
> > Cc: Chao Yu <yuchao0@...wei.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Gao Xiang <gaoxiang25@...wei.com>
> 
> Reviewed-by: Chao Yu <yuchao0@...wei.com>

Thanks, applied.

					- Ted

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