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    SubjectRe: iwlagn: order 2 page allocation failures
    On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 02:02 -0700, Mel Gorman wrote:

    > As a total aside, there is still the problem that the driver is depending on
    > order-2 allocations. On systems without swap, the allocation problem could be
    > more severe as there are fewer pages the system can use to regain contiguity.

    I looked more at the implementation and hardware interface but I do not
    see a way around this. We have to provide 8k buffer to device, and we
    have to make sure it is aligned.

    Do you have any suggestions?


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