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SubjectRe: GFP_ATOMIC page allocation failures.
From: KOSAKI Motohiro <>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 19:56:05 +0900

> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > We get rather a lot of reports of page allocation warnings coming out of
> > tg3. But this driver is know to handle them properly so let's suppress
> > them.
> BTW:
> other person's tg3 allocation failure bug report.

Yes, I know about it. It will occur for any device
which must use linear RX buffers and supports

But modern chips are going to support segmentation of
receive packets into multiple individual pages and
therefore not have this order>0 page allocation

That is my point.

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