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From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
To: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@intel.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	tglx@linutronix.de, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch 2/2] x86, fpu: lazy allocation of FPU area - v3
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2008 07:20:44 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47D1412C.50404@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080307131841.GE7365@one.firstfloor.org>

Andi Kleen wrote:
>> this is just for handling the case where that fails
>> (basically near/totally OOM or the case where you get a fatal signal)
> 
> I didn't think GFP_KERNEL was interruptible by signals...
> (although sometimes under oom thrashing I think it would be great if it was...) 

we need to make it (or with GFP_KILLABLE); would make total sense...
(so yeah it was more wishful thinking than reality)

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-07 13:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-03 23:02 [patch 1/2] x86, fpu: split FPU state from task struct " Suresh Siddha
2008-03-03 23:02 ` [patch 2/2] x86, fpu: lazy allocation of FPU area " Suresh Siddha
2008-03-04  1:20   ` Christoph Hellwig
2008-03-04  1:43     ` Suresh Siddha
2008-03-04 10:32       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 17:55         ` Suresh Siddha
2008-03-05 19:47           ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-06 15:51             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-06 19:10               ` Suresh Siddha
2008-03-06 20:24               ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-06 20:52                 ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-07 12:29                 ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-07 13:06                   ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-03-07 13:18                     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-07 13:20                       ` Arjan van de Ven [this message]
2008-03-07 13:27                         ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-05 19:48   ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-06 19:26     ` Suresh Siddha
2008-03-06 21:21       ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-04  1:18 ` [patch 1/2] x86, fpu: split FPU state from task struct " Christoph Hellwig
2008-03-04  1:36   ` Suresh Siddha
2008-03-04  8:20     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-06 12:39     ` Christoph Hellwig
2008-03-04 10:28 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 17:59   ` Suresh Siddha
2008-03-04 20:53     ` Ingo Molnar

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