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Date:	Wed, 02 Dec 2015 23:44:54 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next] tcp: suppress too verbose messages in

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:57:28 -0800

> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> If tcp_send_ack() can not allocate skb, we properly handle this
> and setup a timer to try later.
> Use __GFP_NOWARN to avoid polluting syslog in the case host is
> under memory pressure, so that pertinent messages are not lost under
> a flood of useless information.
> sk_gfp_atomic() can use its gfp_mask argument (all callers currently
> were using GFP_ATOMIC before this patch)
> We rename sk_gfp_atomic() to sk_gfp_mask() to clearly express this
> function now takes into account its second argument (gfp_mask)
> Note that when tcp_transmit_skb() is called with clone_it set to false,
> we do not attempt memory allocations, so can pass a 0 gfp_mask, which
> most compilers can emit faster than a non zero or constant value.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
> ---
> v2: rename sk_gfp_atomic() to sk_gfp_mask()

Applied, thanks Eric.
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