Trying to understand alloc_skb()

John W. Linville linville at
Tue Apr 12 22:24:07 EST 2005

On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 05:38:01PM +0900, Daniel Ann wrote:

> My problem is that, kernel dies with "alloc_skb called nonatomically
> from interrupt c00ba718" message. After browsing mailing list, I think
> its to do with not providing it with enough locks prior.

You may want to consider dev_alloc_skb...
John W. Linville
linville at

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