Bug 10905

Summary: 2.6.26: x86/kernel/pci_dma.c: gfp |= __GFP_NORETRY ?
Product: Platform Specific/Hardware Reporter: Rafael J. Wysocki (rjw)
Component: i386Assignee: platform_i386
Severity: normal CC: andi-bz, gcosta, mingo
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.26-rc Subsystem:
Regression: Yes Bisected commit-id:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 10492    

Description Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-06-13 08:33:11 UTC
Subject    : 2.6.26: x86/kernel/pci_dma.c: gfp |= __GFP_NORETRY ?
Submitter  : Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
Date       : 2008-05-21 13:30
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/5/21/131
Handled-By : Glauber Costa <gcosta@redhat.com>
Handled-By : Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Handled-By : Miquel van Smoorenburg <mikevs@xs4all.net>
Patch      : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/5/28/42

This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.25.  Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Comment 1 Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-06-13 08:35:23 UTC
Problem that may be related to this issue:
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/6/12/121
Comment 2 Andi Kleen 2008-06-13 09:39:48 UTC
There's already a patch on l-k for fixing the wireless driver. The GFP_ATOMIC
issue makes it worse, but is not the underlying problem.