[4/4] Staging: batman-adv: Don't allocate icmp packet with GFP_KERNEL

Message ID 1274543327-2258-4-git-send-email-sven.eckelmann@gmx.de
State Not Applicable, archived

Commit Message

Sven Eckelmann May 22, 2010, 3:48 p.m. UTC
  A new buffer for a packet is created when a icmp packet is received.
This happens in a context with disabled irq. Thus we are not allowed to
sleep or call function which might sleep. kmalloc must be called with
GFP_ATOMIC instead of GFP_KERNEL to ensure that it does not sleep.

Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <sven.eckelmann@gmx.de>
 drivers/staging/batman-adv/device.c |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)


diff --git a/drivers/staging/batman-adv/device.c b/drivers/staging/batman-adv/device.c
index ad82ec4..7eb6559 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/batman-adv/device.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/batman-adv/device.c
@@ -309,7 +309,7 @@  void bat_device_add_packet(struct device_client *device_client,
 	struct device_packet *device_packet;
 	unsigned long flags;
-	device_packet = kmalloc(sizeof(struct device_packet), GFP_KERNEL);
+	device_packet = kmalloc(sizeof(struct device_packet), GFP_ATOMIC);
 	if (!device_packet)