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SubjectRe: %u-order allocation failed
> Here goes the fix. (note that I didn't try to compile it so there may be
> bugs, but you see the point).

It isnt a fix

> kmalloc should be fixed too (used badly for example in select.c - and yes
> - I have seen real world bugreports for poll randomly failing with
> ENOMEM), but it will be hard to audit all drivers that they do not try to
> use dma on kmallocated memory.

So you run out of blocks of vmalloc address space instead. The same problem
still occurs and always will
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