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Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 13:38:19 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: kmalloc() nofail allocations


On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 01:24:29PM +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> Major problem with the idea in general:
> Unlikely, but fully possible case - we want some memory and the OOM killer
> kills us for our wish.

How/why is this a major problem with the idea in general?  I am probably
missing something.



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