Memory allocation modifications in ibm_newemac driver AND sil24 driver
Jonathan.Haws at sdl.usu.edu
Fri Sep 3 01:54:50 EST 2010
>> Can anyone explain to me why I would be getting this error in the
>> first place? Why is it failing to allocate a page when there are
>> pages available? That does not make any sense to me.
> It's failing to allocate -two- pages.
Good point. However, why is it failing? According to the dump, there are 28 8k pages available.
From doing more testing yesterday, I found that this error is also coming up from the SATA driver as well (sil24). Again with those errors, it fails allocating a page of order 0, when there are a few hundred of those available. What is up with the VMM? Why are pages failing to allocate when they are available?
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