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Date:	Fri, 11 Jul 2008 14:55:55 +0200
From:	Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@...site.dk>
To:	Oliver Neukum <oliver@...kum.org>
Cc:	jeff@...zik.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH RESEND] dm9601: don't do usb transfers of data on stack

>>>>> "Oliver" == Oliver Neukum <oliver@...kum.org> writes:

Hi,

 >> Ahh. So kmalloc() / kfree() around the usb_control_msg isn dm_read /
 >> dm_write is the way to go?

 Oliver> The buffer should be allocated with kmalloc. That doesn't
 Oliver> mean it has to be allocated each time the function is
 Oliver> called. If several drivers do this, the best fix is to modify
 Oliver> struct usbnet so that it contains only a pointer to the
 Oliver> buffer, not the buffer itself and modify drivers accordingly.

Ok, but this is just for a few config registers - Nothing in the fast
path, so I'll keep it simple.

-- 
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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