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authorDennis Zhou <>2018-02-16 12:09:58 -0600
committerTejun Heo <>2018-02-18 05:33:01 -0800
commit554fef1c39ee148623a496e04569dabb11463406 (patch)
treef1d187aad200c97bdf4b0b9f2c1c66735deab08a /mm/percpu-km.c
parent47504ee04b9241548ae2c28be7d0b01cff3b7aa6 (diff)
percpu: allow select gfp to be passed to underlying allocators
The prior patch added support for passing gfp flags through to the underlying allocators. This patch allows users to pass along gfp flags (currently only __GFP_NORETRY and __GFP_NOWARN) to the underlying allocators. This should allow users to decide if they are ok with failing allocations recovering in a more graceful way. Additionally, gfp passing was done as additional flags in the previous patch. Instead, change this to caller passed semantics. GFP_KERNEL is also removed as the default flag. It continues to be used for internally caused underlying percpu allocations. V2: Removed gfp_percpu_mask in favor of doing it inline. Removed GFP_KERNEL as a default flag for __alloc_percpu_gfp. Signed-off-by: Dennis Zhou <> Suggested-by: Daniel Borkmann <> Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm/percpu-km.c')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/percpu-km.c b/mm/percpu-km.c
index 0d88d7bd5706..38de70ab1a0d 100644
--- a/mm/percpu-km.c
+++ b/mm/percpu-km.c
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ static struct pcpu_chunk *pcpu_create_chunk(gfp_t gfp)
if (!chunk)
return NULL;
- pages = alloc_pages(gfp | GFP_KERNEL, order_base_2(nr_pages));
+ pages = alloc_pages(gfp, order_base_2(nr_pages));
if (!pages) {
return NULL;