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Date:	Sun, 30 May 2010 22:55:12 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <>
To:	Julia Lawall <>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Alexey Kuznetsov <>,
	"Pekka Savola (ipv6)" <>,
	James Morris <>,
	Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <>,
	Patrick McHardy <>,,,
Subject: Re: Subject: [PATCH] net/ipv6: Use GFP_ATOMIC when a lock is held

Le dimanche 30 mai 2010 à 22:50 +0200, Julia Lawall a écrit :

> I think the proposed patch does not work, because the for loop overwrites 
> p.  That use of p looks like it is completely local to the for loop, so 
> perhaps a new variable p1 could be added to be used there?

Please do so.

I just wanted to tell you changing GFP_KERNEL to GFP_ATOMIC is not an
appropriate way to solve this kind of problems. My patch was to get an
idea, not a full and tested patch :)

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