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Date:   Sun,  9 Aug 2020 09:19:12 +0200
From:   Christophe JAILLET <>
        Christophe JAILLET <>
Subject: [PATCH] watchdog: pcwd_usb: Avoid GFP_ATOMIC where it is not needed

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 <>
 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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