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Date:   Thu, 15 Sep 2022 09:30:50 -0700
From:   Tony Nguyen <>
To:     "Fabio M. De Francesco" <>,
        Jesse Brandeburg <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        "Eric Dumazet" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>,
        "John Fastabend" <>,
        Jean Delvare <>,
        Guenter Roeck <>,
        <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
CC:     Ira Weiny <>,
        Alexander Duyck <>,
        Gurucharan <>
Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH] ixgbe: Don't call kmap() on page allocated with

On 9/15/2022 5:40 AM, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> Pages allocated with GFP_ATOMIC cannot come from Highmem. This is why
> there is no need to call kmap() on them.
> Therefore, don't call kmap() on rx_buffer->page() and instead use a
> plain page_address() to get the kernel address.
> Suggested-by: Ira Weiny <>
> Suggested-by: Alexander Duyck <>
> Reviewed-by: Ira Weiny <>
> Reviewed-by: Alexander Duyck <>
> Tested-by: Gurucharan <>
> Signed-off-by: Fabio M. De Francesco <>
> ---
> I send again this patch because it was submitted more than two months ago,
> Monday 4th July 2022, but for one or more (good?) reasons it has not yet
> reached Linus' tree. In the meantime I am also forwarding two "Reviewed-by"
> and one "Tested-by" tags (thanks a lot to Ira, Alexander, Gurucharan).
> Obviously I have not made any changes to the code.

Hi Fabio,

This is accepted into net-next already[1] and will land in the next kernel.



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