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Date:   Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:05:22 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Taehee Yoo <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v2 5/6] netdevsim: use __GFP_NOWARN to avoid
 memalloc warning

On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:30:53 +0000, Taehee Yoo wrote:
> vfnum buffer size and binary_len buffer size is received by user-space.
> So, this buffer size could be too large. If so, kmalloc will internally
> print a warning message.
> This warning message is actually not necessary for the netdevsim module.
> So, this patch adds __GFP_NOWARN.

> Fixes: 79579220566c ("netdevsim: add SR-IOV functionality")
> Fixes: 82c93a87bf8b ("netdevsim: implement couple of testing devlink health reporters")
> Signed-off-by: Taehee Yoo <>

Reviewed-by: Jakub Kicinski <>

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