Subject: Re: m_get(), MGET(), and MGETHDR() with M_WAIT
To: Thorsten Lockert <tholo@SigmaSoft.COM>
From: Chris G Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/06/1996 19:57:09
Reviewing my mail on this topic, i noticed that Thorsten Lockert said:
> [ ... ]  However, perhaps some of
> the cases that now use _MWAIT and do check should be changed to M_NOWAIT?

Why fail more requests than necessary?

M_NOWAIT exists solely so that low-kernel code can use the standard
mbuf allocation routines.  I see no reason that it should be used by
high-kernel code.