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From: Kalle Valo <>
To: Christophe JAILLET <>
	Christophe JAILLET <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] ipw2100: Use GFP_KERNEL instead of GFP_ATOMIC in some memory allocation
Date: Sun,  2 Aug 2020 15:19:25 +0000 (UTC)
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Christophe JAILLET <> wrote:

> The call chain is:
>    ipw2100_pci_init_one            (the probe function)
>      --> ipw2100_queues_allocate
>        --> ipw2100_tx_allocate
> No lock is taken in the between.
> So it is safe to use GFP_KERNEL in 'ipw2100_tx_allocate()'.
> BTW, 'ipw2100_queues_allocate()' also calls 'ipw2100_msg_allocate()' which
> already allocates some memory using GFP_KERNEL.
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <>

2 patches applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

9130559cf8db ipw2100: Use GFP_KERNEL instead of GFP_ATOMIC in some memory allocation
e52525c0c320 ipw2x00: switch from 'pci_' to 'dma_' API


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