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From: Christophe JAILLET <>
	Christophe JAILLET <>,,
Subject: [PATCH] staging: rtl8192u: Do not use GFP_KERNEL in atomic context
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 17:34:58 +0000
Message-ID: <> (raw)

'rtl8192_irq_rx_tasklet()' is a tasklet initialized in
From this function it is possible to allocate some memory with the
GFP_KERNEL flag, which is not allowed in the atomic context of a tasklet.

Use GFP_ATOMIC instead.

The call chain is:
  rtl8192_irq_rx_tasklet            (in r8192U_core.c)
    --> rtl8192_rx_nomal            (in r8192U_core.c)
      --> ieee80211_rx              (in ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c)
        --> RxReorderIndicatePacket (in ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c)

Fixes: 79a5ccd97209 ("staging: rtl8192u: fix large frame size compiler warning")
Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <>
 drivers/staging/rtl8192u/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8192u/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8192u/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c
index 195d963c4fbb..b6fee7230ce0 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8192u/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8192u/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c
@@ -597,7 +597,7 @@ static void RxReorderIndicatePacket(struct ieee80211_device *ieee,
 	prxbIndicateArray = kmalloc_array(REORDER_WIN_SIZE,
 					  sizeof(struct ieee80211_rxb *),
-					  GFP_KERNEL);
+					  GFP_ATOMIC);
 	if (!prxbIndicateArray)

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