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Date:	Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:31:07 +0100
From:	Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	Linux-MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
	Linux-Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Linux-NFS <linux-nfs@...r.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Trond Myklebust <Trond.Myklebust@...app.com>,
	Neil Brown <neilb@...e.de>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
	Mike Christie <michaelc@...wisc.edu>,
	Eric B Munson <emunson@...bm.net>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>
Subject: [PATCH 11/12] nfs: Prevent page allocator recursions with swap over NFS.

GFP_NOFS is _more_ permissive than GFP_NOIO in that it will initiate
IO, just not of any filesystem data.

The problem is that previously NOFS was correct because that avoids
recursion into the NFS code. With swap-over-NFS, it is no longer
correct as swap IO can lead to this recursion.

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>
Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>
---
 fs/nfs/pagelist.c |    2 +-
 fs/nfs/write.c    |    4 ++--
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/nfs/pagelist.c b/fs/nfs/pagelist.c
index 9ef8b3c..7de1646 100644
--- a/fs/nfs/pagelist.c
+++ b/fs/nfs/pagelist.c
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ void nfs_set_pgio_error(struct nfs_pgio_header *hdr, int error, loff_t pos)
 static inline struct nfs_page *
 nfs_page_alloc(void)
 {
-	struct nfs_page	*p = kmem_cache_zalloc(nfs_page_cachep, GFP_KERNEL);
+	struct nfs_page	*p = kmem_cache_zalloc(nfs_page_cachep, GFP_NOIO);
 	if (p)
 		INIT_LIST_HEAD(&p->wb_list);
 	return p;
diff --git a/fs/nfs/write.c b/fs/nfs/write.c
index 947e1e6..0f7fdb7 100644
--- a/fs/nfs/write.c
+++ b/fs/nfs/write.c
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ static mempool_t *nfs_commit_mempool;
 
 struct nfs_commit_data *nfs_commitdata_alloc(void)
 {
-	struct nfs_commit_data *p = mempool_alloc(nfs_commit_mempool, GFP_NOFS);
+	struct nfs_commit_data *p = mempool_alloc(nfs_commit_mempool, GFP_NOIO);
 
 	if (p) {
 		memset(p, 0, sizeof(*p));
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(nfs_commit_free);
 
 struct nfs_write_header *nfs_writehdr_alloc(void)
 {
-	struct nfs_write_header *p = mempool_alloc(nfs_wdata_mempool, GFP_NOFS);
+	struct nfs_write_header *p = mempool_alloc(nfs_wdata_mempool, GFP_NOIO);
 
 	if (p) {
 		struct nfs_pgio_header *hdr = &p->header;
-- 
1.7.9.2

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