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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:39:02 +0900 (JST)
From:	KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com>
To:	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>
Cc:	kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com,
	"linux-mm@...ck.org" <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"akpm@...ux-foundation.org" <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	cl@...ux-foundation.org, rientjes@...gle.com
Subject: Re: [BUGFIX][PATCH] oom-kill: fix NUMA consraint check with nodemask v2

> > > +
> > > +	/* Check this allocation failure is caused by cpuset's wall function */
> > > +	for_each_zone_zonelist_nodemask(zone, z, zonelist,
> > > +			high_zoneidx, nodemask)
> > > +		if (!cpuset_zone_allowed_softwall(zone, gfp_mask))
> > >  			return CONSTRAINT_CPUSET;
> > 
> > If cpuset and MPOL_BIND are both used, Probably CONSTRAINT_MEMORY_POLICY is
> > better choice.
> 
> No. this memory allocation is failed by limitation of cpuset's alloc mask.
> Not from mempolicy.

But CONSTRAINT_CPUSET doesn't help to free necessary node memory. It isn't
your fault. original code is wrong too. but I hope we should fix it.



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