Re: 2.5.53-mm3: xmms: page allocation failure. order:5, mode:0x20

Andrew Morton (
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 16:49:45 -0800

khromy wrote:
> ...
> And here is dmesg:
> xmms: page allocation failure. order:5, mode:0x20
> Call Trace:
> [<c012a3e7>] __alloc_pages+0x25f/0x26c
> [<c012a41c>] __get_free_pages+0x28/0x60
> [<c010e36e>] dma_alloc_coherent+0x3e/0x74
> [<c021c8ba>] prog_dmabuf+0x7e/0x2b4
> [<c021c31d>] set_dac2_rate+0xb5/0xe0
> [<c021f01d>] es1371_ioctl+0x10d5/0x140c
> [<c012d228>] kmem_cache_free+0x174/0x1b8
> [<c014ccf9>] sys_ioctl+0x1fd/0x254
> [<c01089af>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb

OK, thanks. The audio driver is trying to allocate a large DMA
buffer and just falls back to a smaller size if it fails.

And dma_alloc_coherent() forces GFP_ATOMIC, which is quite broken
of it.

Let's leave this one as-is. It'll be OK when all the debug code
is pulled out.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at