Commit 660654f9 authored by Eric Dumazet's avatar Eric Dumazet Committed by Linus Torvalds
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mm/vmalloc.c: add a schedule point to vmalloc()

It is not uncommon on busy servers to get stuck hundred of ms in
vmalloc() calls (like file descriptor expansions).

Add a cond_resched() to __vmalloc_area_node() to be gentle to
other tasks.

[ only do it for __GFP_WAIT, per David]
Signed-off-by: default avatarEric Dumazet <>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <>
Acked-by: default avatarDavid Rientjes <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 54980b93
......@@ -1602,6 +1602,8 @@ static void *__vmalloc_area_node(struct vm_struct *area, gfp_t gfp_mask,
goto fail;
area->pages[i] = page;
if (gfp_mask & __GFP_WAIT)
if (map_vm_area(area, prot, &pages))
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