APPLIED[B]: [SRU][Bionic][Cosmic][PATCH 0/1] s390/qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon Oct 1 15:27:49 UTC 2018


On 20.09.2018 11:31, Joseph Salisbury wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1793086
> 
> == SRU Justification ==
> IBM reports the qethqoat tool fails.  qeth_query_oat_command() currently 
> allocates the kernel buffer for the SIOC_QETH_QUERY_OAT ioctl with kzalloc.
> 
> This commit will cause the use of vzalloc() instead of kzalloc(), backing 
> the allocation with non-contiguous memory.
> 
> Xenial also needs this commit, but requres a slightly different
> backport.  It's SRU will be sent separate.
> 
> == Fix ==
> aec45e857c55 ("s390/qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer")
> 
> == Regression Potential ==
> Low, limited to s390.
> 
> == Test Case ==
> IBM verified testing of this commit up-front.
> 
> Wenjia Zhang (1):
>   s390/qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer
> 
>  drivers/s390/net/qeth_core_main.c | 5 +++--
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
Applied to bionic/master-next. Thanks.

-Stefan

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