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SubjectRe: [patch V2 21/36] net: usb: kaweth: Replace kaweth_control() with usb_control_msg()
On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 10:25:30PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> From: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <>
> kaweth_control() is almost the same as usb_control_msg() except for the
> memory allocation mode (GFP_ATOMIC vs GFP_NOIO) and the in_interrupt()
> check.
> All the invocations of kaweth_control() are within the probe function in
> fully preemtible context so there is no reason to use atomic allocations,
> GFP_NOIO which is used by usb_control_msg() is perfectly fine.
> Replace kaweth_control() invocations from probe with usb_control_msg().
> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

Note, the usb_control_msg_send/recv() new functions that will show up in
5.10-rc1 will help a bit with this logic, but for what you have now,
this is fine, nice cleanups.

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

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