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SubjectRe: [PATCH] crypto: cavium: nitrox: Replace GFP_ATOMIC with GFP_KERNEL in crypto_alloc_context()
On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 04:14:26PM +0800, Jia-Ju Bai wrote:
> crypto_alloc_context() is only called by nitrox_skcipher_init(), which is
> never called in atomic context.
> crypto_alloc_context() calls dma_pool_alloc() with GFP_ATOMIC,
> which is not necessary.
> GFP_ATOMIC can be replaced with GFP_KERNEL.
> This is found by a static analysis tool named DCNS written by myself.
> I also manually check the kernel code before reporting it.
> Signed-off-by: Jia-Ju Bai <>

Patch applied. Thanks.
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