Commit a77f5db3 authored by Ben Hutchings's avatar Ben Hutchings Committed by David S. Miller
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ethtool: Allocate register dump buffer with vmalloc()

Some NICs have huge register files which exceed the maximum heap
allocation size.
Signed-off-by: default avatarBen Hutchings <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 6099e3de
......@@ -815,7 +815,7 @@ static int ethtool_get_regs(struct net_device *dev, char __user *useraddr)
if (regs.len > reglen)
regs.len = reglen;
regbuf = kmalloc(reglen, GFP_USER);
regbuf = vmalloc(reglen);
if (!regbuf)
return -ENOMEM;
......@@ -830,7 +830,7 @@ static int ethtool_get_regs(struct net_device *dev, char __user *useraddr)
ret = 0;
return ret;
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