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    SubjectRe: Problem: Out of memory after 2days with 2GB RAM

    > > Probably. it would be safe to use vmalloc for allocating txb anyway.
    > > I'll give it a try.
    > So vmalloc didn't break anything on the 32bit machine I'm just about
    > to install 64 one so it will take hour or two.. I will issue some
    > official patch after that.

    Well, I disagree, and I'll push my patch as soon as somebody confirms
    that it doesn't break anything.

    > > There was already discussion on LKML about memory allocation problems
    > > on X86_64, which might explain this regression. This didn't happen
    > > before.
    > This is the thread title if you are interested.
    > 'x86/kernel/pci_dma.c: gfp |= __GFP_NORETRY'

    Like I said, it doesn't matter, there's no need to _waste_
    18*256*sizeof(void *) bytes memory.

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