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    Subject[PATCH] kmalloc() bug in pci-dma.c

    After burning my fingers with a similar mistake in one of the patches
    that I am working on, I did a quick grep to find out all faulty kmalloc()
    calls and found this.

    dma_declare_coherent_memory() is calling kmalloc with wrong arguments.
    Attached patch fixes this.

    Please apply.


    Signed-off-by: Venkatesh Pallipadi <>

    --- linux-2.6.10/arch/i386/kernel/ 2005-02-11 15:18:42.596362296 -0800
    +++ linux-2.6.10/arch/i386/kernel/pci-dma.c 2005-02-11 15:19:18.446912184 -0800
    @@ -89,11 +89,11 @@ int dma_declare_coherent_memory(struct d
    if (!mem_base)
    goto out;

    - dev->dma_mem = kmalloc(GFP_KERNEL, sizeof(struct dma_coherent_mem));
    + dev->dma_mem = kmalloc(sizeof(struct dma_coherent_mem), GFP_KERNEL);
    if (!dev->dma_mem)
    goto out;
    memset(dev->dma_mem, 0, sizeof(struct dma_coherent_mem));
    - dev->dma_mem->bitmap = kmalloc(GFP_KERNEL, bitmap_size);
    + dev->dma_mem->bitmap = kmalloc(bitmap_size, GFP_KERNEL);
    if (!dev->dma_mem->bitmap)
    goto free1_out;
    memset(dev->dma_mem->bitmap, 0, bitmap_size);
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