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Date:   Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:34:05 -0700
From:   Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
To:     Vasily Averin <vvs@...tuozzo.com>
Cc:     Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>,
        Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>,
        Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov.dev@...il.com>,
        Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@...gle.com>,
        Mel Gorman <mgorman@...hsingularity.net>,
        Roman Gushchin <guro@...com>,
        Uladzislau Rezki <urezki@...il.com>,
        Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>, cgroups@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-mm@...ck.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel@...nvz.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH mm v5] memcg: enable memory accounting in
 __alloc_pages_bulk

On Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:02:57 +0300 Vasily Averin <vvs@...tuozzo.com> wrote:

> Bulk page allocator is used in vmalloc where it can be called
> with __GFP_ACCOUNT and must charge allocated pages into memory cgroup.

Is this problem serious enough to justify -stable backporting?  Some
words which explaining reasoning for the backport would be helpful.

This patch makes Shakeel's "memcg: page_alloc: skip bulk allocator for
__GFP_ACCOUNT" unnecessary.  Which should we use?

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