Re: [PATCH v2] ARM: DMA: Fix kzalloc flags in __dma_alloc

From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Fri Mar 18 2016 - 06:58:58 EST

On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 06:28:49PM +0900, Alexandre Courbot wrote:
> Commit 19e6e5e5392b ("ARM: 8547/1: dma-mapping: store buffer
> information") allocates a structure meant for internal buffer management
> with the GFP flags of the buffer itself. This can trigger the following
> safeguard in the slab/slub allocator:
> if (unlikely(flags & GFP_SLAB_BUG_MASK)) {
> pr_emerg("gfp: %u\n", flags & GFP_SLAB_BUG_MASK);
> BUG();
> }
> Fix this by filtering the flags that make the slab allocator unhappy.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <acourbot@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Rabin Vincent <rabin@xxxxxx>

Looks much better than the original. Please send it to the patch system,

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