Re: [RFC PATCH] do_try_to_free_pages() might enter infinite loop

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On 04/24/2012 12:36 PM, Ying Han wrote:

However, what if B frees a pages everytime before pages_scanned
reaches the point, then we won't set zone->all_unreclaimable at all.
If so, we reaches a livelock here...

If B keeps freeing pages, surely A will get a successful
allocation and there will not be a livelock?

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