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Date:   Wed, 6 Dec 2017 21:20:05 +0100
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:     SF Markus Elfring <>
Cc:     USB list <>,
        Alan Stern <>,
        Daniel Drake <>,
        Dmitry Fleytman <>,
        Eugene Korenevsky <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        Günter Röck <>,
        Johan Hovold <>,
        Mathias Nyman <>,
        Peter Chen <>,
        LKML <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: USB: hub: Delete an error message for a failed memory allocation
 in usb_hub_clear_tt_buffer()

Hi Markus,

On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 6:51 PM, SF Markus Elfring
<> wrote:
>> The system will come to a grinding halt anyway if it can't allocate 24 or 40 bytes.
> Maybe.

Since you've been sending zillions of patches for this, perhaps the time
is ripe to actually try to trigger this, and see what happens?

>> Which is BTW more or less the amount of memory saved by killing
>> the useless (error) message.
> Would you dare to resend this update suggestion after such a view?

Of course. That was implied.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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