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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 18:52:04 -0400
From:   Qian Cai <>
To:     Catalin Marinas <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] kmemleaak: survive in a low-memory situation

On 3/26/19 12:06 PM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> I wonder whether we'd be better off to replace the metadata allocator
> with gen_pool. This way we'd also get rid of early logging/replaying of
> the memory allocations since we can populate the gen_pool early with a
> static buffer.

I suppose this is not going to work well, as DMA_API_DEBUG use a similar
approach [1] but I still saw it is struggling in a low-memory situation and
disable itself occasionally.


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