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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL v2] Early SLAB fixes for 2.6.31
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On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 11:18 AM, Heiko
Carstens<heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> wrote:
> I didn't look any deeper into this, but looks to me like doing something like
> schedule_work() this early isn't ok.
>
> This is the conversion that leads to the crash:
>
> -               alloc_bootmem_low(sizeof(struct raw3215_info));
> +               kzalloc(sizeof(struct raw3215_info), GFP_NOWAIT | GFP_DMA);
>
> Might be that I missed something. Maybe some special flag?

Btw, you should not need to use GFP_NOWAIT anymore and GFP_KERNEL
should be fine even during early boot.

Pekka
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