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SubjectRe: Recent kernels sound crash solution found?
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"  Alan Cox wrote:"
>
> > * Now loop until we get a free buffer. Try to get smaller buffer if
> > * it fails. Don't accept smaller than 8k buffer for performance
> > * reasons.
> > */
> > ===> _here_ is a dead-loop <===
> > while (start_addr == NULL && dmap->buffsize > PAGE_SIZE) {
>
> It terminates when dmap->bufsise hits page size
> > start_addr = (char *) __get_free_pages(GFP_ATOMIC|GFP_DMA, sz);
> > if (start_addr == NULL)
> > dmap->buffsize /= 2;
>
> I see no bug
>
Ahh.. yes. Sorry for this one. Comment was so obvious.

regards, Sam
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