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-rw-r--r--fs/ext4/mballoc.c16
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/fs/ext4/mballoc.c b/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
index 1c535fa67640..2299d629eeb1 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
@@ -4815,18 +4815,12 @@ do_more:
/*
* blocks being freed are metadata. these blocks shouldn't
* be used until this transaction is committed
+ *
+ * We use __GFP_NOFAIL because ext4_free_blocks() is not allowed
+ * to fail.
*/
- retry:
- new_entry = kmem_cache_alloc(ext4_free_data_cachep, GFP_NOFS);
- if (!new_entry) {
- /*
- * We use a retry loop because
- * ext4_free_blocks() is not allowed to fail.
- */
- cond_resched();
- congestion_wait(BLK_RW_ASYNC, HZ/50);
- goto retry;
- }
+ new_entry = kmem_cache_alloc(ext4_free_data_cachep,
+ GFP_NOFS|__GFP_NOFAIL);
new_entry->efd_start_cluster = bit;
new_entry->efd_group = block_group;
new_entry->efd_count = count_clusters;