On Wed, 2010-10-06 at 21:19 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote: > Package: linux-2.6 > Version: 2.6.32-23 > Severity: normal > > iwlagn decided 2 weeks of uptime was enough and it wanted me to reboot, > because it was unhappy after resume. You also told me that this machine had no swap enabled, which is an unusual configuration and restricts the ability of the VM to defragment memory. I would recommend adding a small swap file/partition. However: > Bit of kern.log: > > Oct 6 21:05:02 radis kernel: [378665.326381] NetworkManager: page allocation failure. order:4, mode:0x40d0 > Oct 6 21:05:02 radis kernel: [378665.326393] Pid: 25555, comm: NetworkManager Not tainted 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 [...] > Oct 6 21:05:02 radis kernel: [378665.363630] iwlagn 0000:0c:00.0: kmalloc for auxiliary BD structures failed [...] This particular allocation is for an array which is not used for DMA and therefore could be stored in non-contiguous pages allocated with vmalloc(). But there may be some good reason not to do this. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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