The issue with page allocation 5.3 rc1-rc2 (seems drm culprit here)

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Aug 8 08:12:59 UTC 2019

On 2019-08-08 7:31 a.m., Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2019 at 11:49 PM Mikhail Gavrilov
> <mikhail.v.gavrilov at> wrote:
>> Unfortunately error "gnome-shell: page allocation failure: order:4,
>> mode:0x40cc0(GFP_KERNEL|__GFP_COMP),
>> nodemask=(null),cpuset=/,mems_allowed=0" still happens even with
>> applying this patch.
> I think we can just drop the kmalloc altogether.  How about this patch?

Memory allocated by kvz/malloc needs to be freed with kvfree.

Earthling Michel Dänzer               |    
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

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