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SubjectRe: __alloc_pages: 0-order allocation failed.
On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Daniel Phillips wrote:

> > You can get the patch from Marcelo's post on lkml on Aug 22 under the
> > subject "Re: With Daniel Phillips Patch (was: aic7xxx with 2.4.9 on
> > 7899P)". Note the correction posted in his next message in the thread.
> > It applies to 2.4.9. Please try it and see if these failures go away.

Yes, it fixed my problem. I had to aplly also "patch" from someone from
this list, who replied to Daniel, because in original Daniels version of
patch were two typo mistakes.

> > This patch *should* be in the main tree soon. Some testing by you would
> > help a lot.

I had a look on monday into the -pre7 but it did not look like it contains
this patch.

> Correction, it's in Linus's tree all write, with some changed names. So...
> conclusion: Marcelo's approach is not airtight. Or there was an error in
> translation. Arjan has a patch going in soon to the -ac tree, so stay
> tuned.

I don't know what's Arjan's patch, but Marcelo's patch applied to plain
2.4.9 sources (manually applied) works for 2 days already here.

If you know how to push Marcelo's patch into the -preX version, please do
so. ;-)
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