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Re: %u-order allocation failed

To: Mikulas Patocka <mikulas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: %u-order allocation failed
From: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 11:03:47 -0300 (BRST)
Cc: Krzysztof Rusocki <kszysiu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.1011006154039.27272A-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Sat, 6 Oct 2001, Mikulas Patocka wrote:

> Buddy allocator is broken - kill it. Or at least do not misuse it for
> anything except kernel or driver initialization.

Please send patches to get rid of the buddy allocator while
still making it possible to allocate contiguous chunks of
memory.

If you have any idea on how to fix things, this would be a
good time to let us know.

cheers,

Rik
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