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Date:   Thu, 26 Dec 2019 11:50:17 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net/mlxfw: Fix out-of-memory error in mfa2 flash

From: Leon Romanovsky <>
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2019 10:41:56 +0200

> 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 <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thank you.

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