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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ipw2200 stack reduction
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On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 22:29 +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
> The reason is the host_cmd structure is large (500 bytes). All other
> functions currently using ipw_send_cmd() suffer from the same problem.
> This patch introduces ipw_send_cmd_simple() for commands with no data
> transfer, and ipw_send_cmd_pdu() for commands with a data payload.

Hi Jens,

Thanks for point this out and provide the patch. One comment:

> +static struct host_cmd *ipw_host_cmd_get(u8 command, u8 len)
> {
> ...
> + cmd = kzalloc(sizeof(*cmd), GFP_KERNEL);

This will still alloc 500 bytes for each command. I think if we want to
dynamically alloc the struct, we can split the struct to head and
payload and alloc the payload according to the real size.

Thanks,
-yi

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