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authorDaniel Stone <daniel@fooishbar.org>2013-10-31 00:25:34 -0700
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2013-12-04 11:06:07 -0800
commit5dc868284408c4c99b2043c2dc742004c036a125 (patch)
parente4efb69aec74c247701802315f5799533da23492 (diff)
Input: evdev - fall back to vmalloc for client event buffer
commit 92eb77d0ffbaa71b501a0a8dabf09a351bf4267f upstream. evdev always tries to allocate the event buffer for clients using kzalloc rather than vmalloc, presumably to avoid mapping overhead where possible. However, drivers like bcm5974, which claims support for reporting 16 fingers simultaneously, can have an extraordinarily large buffer. The resultant contiguous order-4 allocation attempt fails due to fragmentation, and the device is thus unusable until reboot. Try kzalloc if we can to avoid the mapping overhead, but if that fails, fall back to vzalloc. Signed-off-by: Daniel Stone <daniels@collabora.com> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/input/evdev.c b/drivers/input/evdev.c
index b6ded17b3be3..a06e12552886 100644
--- a/drivers/input/evdev.c
+++ b/drivers/input/evdev.c
@@ -18,6 +18,8 @@
#include <linux/poll.h>
#include <linux/sched.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
+#include <linux/vmalloc.h>
+#include <linux/mm.h>
#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/init.h>
#include <linux/input/mt.h>
@@ -369,7 +371,11 @@ static int evdev_release(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
evdev_detach_client(evdev, client);
- kfree(client);
+ if (is_vmalloc_addr(client))
+ vfree(client);
+ else
+ kfree(client);
@@ -389,12 +395,14 @@ static int evdev_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
struct evdev *evdev = container_of(inode->i_cdev, struct evdev, cdev);
unsigned int bufsize = evdev_compute_buffer_size(evdev->handle.dev);
+ unsigned int size = sizeof(struct evdev_client) +
+ bufsize * sizeof(struct input_event);
struct evdev_client *client;
int error;
- client = kzalloc(sizeof(struct evdev_client) +
- bufsize * sizeof(struct input_event),
+ client = kzalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_NOWARN);
+ if (!client)
+ client = vzalloc(size);
if (!client)
return -ENOMEM;