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SubjectRe: Module loading (2.0.24) fails with "Unable to allocate DMA memory"
> With that priority, it is not possible to wait for swapping, so such 
> allocation may fail. A driver that need memory must be able to try
> later its memory allocations. If it is not able to do that, it is buggy.
> That is my opinion.

The bug is in the kernel not the driver. You don't seem to be able to say
GFP_DMAABLE|GFP_KERNEL to say wait for DMA memory. There are also other
resource issues involved so its not a trivial fix.


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