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From: Alan Cox <>
To: (Andrea Arcangeli)
Cc: (Linus Torvalds),
Subject: Re: alloc_skb cannot be called with GFP_DMA
Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2001 17:03:12 +0100 (BST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20010805175334.E21840@athlon.random> from "Andrea Arcangeli" at Aug 05, 2001 05:53:34 PM

> In order to fix those bugs correctly and avoid memory corruption a new
> skbuff_head_cache_isadma skb cache will be needed.
> A fast grep revealed a few buggy network drivers already (of course the
> bug is going to affect only ISA drivers so it's not a showstopper).

"It doesnt affect my computer so its not a problem" - humm 

If somoe can add the needed isa dma handling to alloc_skb (or alloc_isa_skb)
I'll go and fix all the drivers up. 

  reply	other threads:[~2001-08-05 16:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-08-05 15:53 alloc_skb cannot be called with GFP_DMA Andrea Arcangeli
2001-08-05 16:03 ` Alan Cox [this message]
2001-08-05 16:16   ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-08-05 17:18     ` kuznet
2001-08-05 18:38       ` Andrea Arcangeli
2002-09-26 21:18 Manfred Spraul

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