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Date:   Sun, 9 Aug 2020 06:38:40 -0700
From:   Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
To:     Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>,
        wim@...ux-watchdog.org
Cc:     linux-watchdog@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] watchdog: pcwd_usb: Avoid GFP_ATOMIC where it is not
 needed

On 8/9/20 12:19 AM, Christophe JAILLET wrote:
> There is no need to use GFP_ATOMIC here. It is a probe function, no
> spinlock is taken and GFP_KERNEL is used just before and just after this
> 'usb_alloc_coherent()' call.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>

Reviewed-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>

> ---
>  drivers/watchdog/pcwd_usb.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/pcwd_usb.c b/drivers/watchdog/pcwd_usb.c
> index 2f44af1831d0..ea67b98ed35d 100644
> --- a/drivers/watchdog/pcwd_usb.c
> +++ b/drivers/watchdog/pcwd_usb.c
> @@ -657,7 +657,7 @@ static int usb_pcwd_probe(struct usb_interface *interface,
>  
>  	/* set up the memory buffer's */
>  	usb_pcwd->intr_buffer = usb_alloc_coherent(udev, usb_pcwd->intr_size,
> -					GFP_ATOMIC, &usb_pcwd->intr_dma);
> +					GFP_KERNEL, &usb_pcwd->intr_dma);
>  	if (!usb_pcwd->intr_buffer) {
>  		pr_err("Out of memory\n");
>  		goto error;
> 

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