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Date:   Tue, 18 Aug 2020 12:52:28 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
To:     Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>
Cc:     amitkarwar@...il.com, ganapathi.bhat@....com,
        huxinming820@...il.com, davem@...emloft.net, kuba@...nel.org,
        yogeshp@...vell.com, bzhao@...vell.com, linville@...driver.com,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-tegra@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
        Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mwifiex: Do not use GFP_KERNEL in atomic context

Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr> wrote:

> A possible call chain is as follow:
>   mwifiex_sdio_interrupt                            (sdio.c)
>     --> mwifiex_main_process                        (main.c)
>       --> mwifiex_process_cmdresp                   (cmdevt.c)
>         --> mwifiex_process_sta_cmdresp             (sta_cmdresp.c)
>           --> mwifiex_ret_802_11_scan               (scan.c)
>             --> mwifiex_parse_single_response_buf   (scan.c)
> 
> 'mwifiex_sdio_interrupt()' is an interrupt function.
> 
> Also note that 'mwifiex_ret_802_11_scan()' already uses GFP_ATOMIC.
> 
> So use GFP_ATOMIC instead of GFP_KERNEL when memory is allocated in
> 'mwifiex_parse_single_response_buf()'.
> 
> Fixes: 7c6fa2a843c5 ("mwifiex: use cfg80211 dynamic scan table and cfg80211_get_bss API")
> or
> Fixes: 601216e12c65e ("mwifiex: process RX packets in SDIO IRQ thread directly")
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

d2ab7f00f432 mwifiex: Do not use GFP_KERNEL in atomic context

-- 
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11706587/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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