[PATCH] drm/nouveau: fix command submission to use vmalloc for big allocations

Maarten Lankhorst maarten.lankhorst at canonical.com
Wed Sep 4 05:27:29 PDT 2013

Op 04-09-13 05:31, Ben Skeggs schreef:
> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 12:31 AM, Maarten Lankhorst
> <maarten.lankhorst at canonical.com> wrote:
>> I was getting a order 4 allocation failure from kmalloc when testing some game
>> after a few days uptime with some suspend/resumes. For big allocations vmalloc
>> should be used instead.
> I've picked up this patch with a minor modification (see below)
>> Also limit size more aggressively to 256 KiB.
> I dropped this, it's *completely* useless, the sizes are already
> enforced right at the beginning of the ioctl (shockingly, the max size
> is going to be 256KiB already)...
Thanks, I wonder how I missed that. :-)


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