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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH net-next v10 1/7] xen-netback: Move grant_copy_op array back into struct xenvif.

On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 06:46:42PM +0400, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> Hello.
> On 06/04/2014 01:30 PM, Wei Liu wrote:
> >From: "Andrew J. Bennieston" <andrew.bennieston@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >This array was allocated separately in commit ac3d5ac2 ("xen-netback:
> >fix guest-receive-side array sizes") due to it being very large, and a
> >struct xenvif is allocated as the netdev_priv part of a struct
> >net_device, i.e. via kmalloc() but falling back to vmalloc() if the
> >initial alloc. fails.
> >In preparation for the multi-queue patches, where this array becomes
> >part of struct xenvif_queue and is always allocated through vzalloc(),
> >move this back into the struct xenvif.
>    Won't this cause an allocation failure and so break bisection at this 
> patch?

As stated in the commit message, this array is now allocated with
vzalloc, which is no different from what it was done before (with
vmalloc in ac3d5ac2).


> >Signed-off-by: Andrew J. Bennieston <andrew.bennieston@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >Acked-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
> WBR, Sergei
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