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Subject[PATCH 4.15 004/146] bpf: cpumap: use GFP_KERNEL instead of GFP_ATOMIC in __cpu_map_entry_alloc()
4.15-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Jason Wang <>

commit 7fc17e909edfb9bf421ee04e981d3d474175c7c7 upstream.

There're several implications after commit 0bf7800f1799 ("ptr_ring:
try vmalloc() when kmalloc() fails") with the using of vmalloc() since
can't allow GFP_ATOMIC but mandate GFP_KERNEL. This will lead a WARN
since cpumap try to call with GFP_ATOMIC. Fortunately, entry
allocation of cpumap can only be done through syscall path which means
GFP_ATOMIC is not necessary, so fixing this by replacing GFP_ATOMIC

Fixes: 0bf7800f1799 ("ptr_ring: try vmalloc() when kmalloc() fails")
Cc: Michal Hocko <>
Cc: Daniel Borkmann <>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <>
Cc: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <>
Acked-by: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Signed-off-by: Daniel Borkmann <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

kernel/bpf/cpumap.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/kernel/bpf/cpumap.c
+++ b/kernel/bpf/cpumap.c
@@ -339,7 +339,7 @@ static int cpu_map_kthread_run(void *dat

struct bpf_cpu_map_entry *__cpu_map_entry_alloc(u32 qsize, u32 cpu, int map_id)
- gfp_t gfp = GFP_ATOMIC|__GFP_NOWARN;
+ gfp_t gfp = GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_NOWARN;
struct bpf_cpu_map_entry *rcpu;
int numa, err;

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