On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 04:31:46PM +0800, Jia-Ju Bai wrote:
> ipwireless_network_create() is never called in atomic context.
> The call chain ending up at ipwireless_network_create() is:
>  ipwireless_network_create() <- config_ipwireless() <-
> ipwireless_attach() is only set as ".probe" in struct pcmcia_driver.
> Despite never getting called from atomic context,
> ipwireless_network_create() calls kzalloc() with GFP_ATOMIC,
> which does not sleep for allocation.
> GFP_ATOMIC is not necessary and can be replaced with GFP_KERNEL,
> which can sleep and improve the possibility of sucessful allocation.
> This is found by a static analysis tool named DCNS written by myself.
> And I also manually check it.
> Signed-off-by: Jia-Ju Bai <baijiaju1...@gmail.com>
Reviewed-by: David Sterba <dste...@suse.com>
We don't have any other patches queued for this driver so it would be
best if this patch goes via net or Greg's tree.