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SubjectRe: __alloc_pages 4 order allocation failed
Mike Galbraith wrote:
>
> On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, Ho Chak Hung wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > but there isn't any call in the module to allocate 4 order pages. There are only calls to allocate 0 order pages. alloc_pages(GFP_KERNEL, 0)is the only call to allocate page in the whole module.
>
> Then it's not your module :)
>
> Some driver may be asking for order 4, but settling for less when
> that fails.
>
Why did this get worse on the 2.4 kernel ?. On 2.2 I always seemed to get my high order
allocations and GFP_ATOMIC seldom failed when there was available memory.

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