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Date:   Thu, 26 Dec 2019 09:16:57 +0000
From:   Ido Schimmel <>
To:     Leon Romanovsky <>
CC:     "David S . Miller" <>,
        mlxsw <>,
        Vladyslav Tarasiuk <>,
        linux-netdev <>,
        Aya Levin <>,
        Leon Romanovsky <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net/mlxfw: Fix out-of-memory error in mfa2 flash

On Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 10:41:56AM +0200, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> From: Vladyslav Tarasiuk <>
> The burning process requires to perform internal allocations of large
> chunks of memory. This memory doesn't need to be contiguous and can be
> safely allocated by vzalloc() instead of kzalloc(). This patch changes
> such allocation to avoid possible out-of-memory failure.
> Fixes: 410ed13cae39 ("Add the mlxfw module for Mellanox firmware flash process")
> Signed-off-by: Vladyslav Tarasiuk <>
> Reviewed-by: Aya Levin <>
> Signed-off-by: Leon Romanovsky <>

Tested-by: Ido Schimmel <>

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