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SubjectRE: [PATCH] ACPI - change GFP_ATOMIC to GFP_KERNEL for non-atomic allocation
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this would oops on a resume from suspend --
when it is called with interrupts off.

-Len

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jiri Kosina [mailto:jikos@jikos.cz]
>Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2006 12:16 PM
>To: Brown, Len
>Cc: linux-acpi; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
>Subject: [PATCH] ACPI - change GFP_ATOMIC to GFP_KERNEL for
>non-atomic allocation
>
>Hi,
>
>drivers/acpi/pci_link.c::acpi_pci_link_set() sets the GFP_ATOMIC for
>kmalloc() allocation for no first-sight obvious reason; as far as I can
>see this is always called outside the atomic/interrupt context, so
>GFP_KERNEL allocation should be used instead.
>
>If applicable, please apply
>
>Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jikos@jikos.cz>
>
>--- drivers/acpi/pci_link.c.orig 2006-07-15
>21:00:43.000000000 +0200
>+++ drivers/acpi/pci_link.c 2006-07-22 17:45:11.000000000 +0200
>@@ -318,7 +318,7 @@ static int acpi_pci_link_set(struct acpi
> if (!link || !irq)
> return_VALUE(-EINVAL);
>
>- resource = kmalloc(sizeof(*resource) + 1, GFP_ATOMIC);
>+ resource = kmalloc(sizeof(*resource) + 1, GFP_KERNEL);
> if (!resource)
> return_VALUE(-ENOMEM);
>
>
>
>--
>JiKos.
>
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