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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ext4: replace open coded nofail allocation
On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 11:50:37AM +0200, Michal Hocko wrote:
> ext4_free_blocks is looping around the allocation request and mimics
> __GFP_NOFAIL behavior without any allocation fallback strategy. Let's
> remove the open coded loop and replace it with __GFP_NOFAIL. Without
> the flag the allocator has no way to find out never-fail requirement
> and cannot help in any way.
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <>

Thanks, applied.

- Ted

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