Re: [RESEND] [PATCH] ACPI - change GFP_ATOMIC to GFP_KERNEL fornon-atomic allocation

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Aug 07 2006 - 16:56:21 EST

On Mon, 7 Aug 2006 16:30:43 +0200 (CEST)
Jiri Kosina <jikos@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> acpi_pci_link_set() allocates with GFP_ATOMIC. On resume from suspend,
> this is called with interrupts off, otherwise GFP_KERNEL is safe.
> On the other hand, when resuming from suspend with interrupts off, the
> following callchain allocates with GFP_KERNEL, which is wrong:
> acpi_pci_link_resume -> acpi_pci_link_set -> acpi_set_current_resources ->
> acpi_rs_set_srs_method_data -> acpi_ut_create_internal_object_dbg ->
> acpi_ut_allocate_object_desc_dbg -> acpi_os_acquire_object ->
> kmem_cache_alloc(GFP_KERNEL) flag.
> Resending patch, which didn't make it into -rc4, to fix both issues. The
> patch is intentionally using irqs_disabled() and does not check in_resume
> flag, as this is marked for removal (which is for example how
> acpi_os_allocate() checks whether it should perform GFP_KERNEL or
> GFP_ATOMIC allocation).

acpi_os_acquire_object() is fixed in -rc4. I queued the
acpi_pci_link_set() improvement for sending on to Len, thanks.
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