[OpenAFS] Re: Strange problem with OpenAFS on Virtual Machine
Fri, 9 Jul 2010 12:06:18 -0400
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 12:03 PM, Andrew Deason <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jul 2010 11:51:01 -0400
> Derrick Brashear <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Could we not just try to kmalloc if vmalloc fails repeatedly?
>> we don't elsewhere allocate sizes > PAGESIZE from kmalloc, and this
>> definitely would be.
> Yes, but why not? kmalloc can alloc blocks bigger than PAGESIZE, I
> thought (it goes up to 128k or something like that?).
it was hotly debated before, should be in the archives. sleep behavior, perhaps.