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SubjectRe: 3-order allocation failed
On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 01:42:17PM -0800, Dunlap, Randy wrote:
> > > Is this bug in the usb-driver (usb-uhci), in the camera's driver
> > > (cpia_usb) or in the v4l?
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > Could there be a memory leak as well? But I expect that
> > it's simply that memory is just fragmented so that enough
> > contiguous pages aren't available, like Rik said.
>
> There is a memory leak, the memory kmalloc'ed in cpia_usb_open
> for sbuf[*].data is never kfree'd

This way you'll be running out of order-2 free memory
segments /very/ quickly ... ;)

Rik
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