Re: can a kmalloc be both GFP_ATOMIC and GFP_KERNEL at the sametime?
From: Alan Cox
Date: Sat Apr 28 2007 - 12:26:25 EST
> > drivers/scsi/aic7xxx_old.c: aic_dev = kmalloc(sizeof(struct aic_dev_data), GFP_ATOMIC | GFP_KERNEL);
> > drivers/message/i2o/device.c: resblk = kmalloc(buflen + 8, GFP_KERNEL | GFP_ATOMIC);
> > clarification?
> oh, i'm *aware* of the definitions of those flags, but every single
> source i've ever read has *strongly* suggested that you don't use
I don't believe either of those is doing what the author intended 8).
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