Re: [PATCH 03/10] xfs: fallback to vmalloc for large buffers in xfs_attrmulti_attr_get

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On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 03:50:21PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> xfsdump uses for a large buffer for extended attributes, which has a
> kmalloc'd shadow buffer in the kernel. This can fail after the
> system has been running for some time as it is a high order
> allocation. Add a fallback to vmalloc so that it doesn't require
> contiguous memory and so won't randomly fail while xfsdump is
> running.
> Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>

Looks good,

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

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