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SubjectRe: USBFS Memory allocation Bug
On Wed, 10 Mar 2010, Mel Gorman wrote:

> > > Is there any means for the driver to take the large request, break it up
> > > into multiple smaller requests and submit them one at a time?
> >
> > In theory almost anything is possible. But it would be a big effort
> > and not consistent with the way the rest of the driver works.
> >
> Then about the only other suggestion would be a mempool containing a small
> number of largest-possible buffers that is enabled if there is no swap
> available.

Considering that this is the first report I have heard about this sort
of problem, and that adding swap space would probably fix it, I'm not
inclined to make any changes.

Alan Stern

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