Re: __vmalloc with GFP_ATOMIC causes 'sleeping from invalidcontext'

From: Alan Cox
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 07:32:44 EST

On Sul, 2006-05-21 at 21:36 -0400, Giridhar Pemmasani wrote:
> If __vmalloc is called in atomic context with GFP_ATOMIC flags,

vmalloc is not safely callable in a non sleeping context. If you need a
vmalloc buffer in an IRQ then pre-allocate it.


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