Patchwork [3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "iscsit: use GFP_ATOMIC under spin lock" has been added to staging queue

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Submitter Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski
Date Jan. 7, 2013, 8:35 p.m.
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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski - Jan. 7, 2013, 8:35 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    iscsit: use GFP_ATOMIC under spin lock

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

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From 3c8fad6c47a704c326065d2b312d495f013b8dd6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Wei Yongjun <>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 12:07:39 +0800
Subject: [PATCH] iscsit: use GFP_ATOMIC under spin lock

commit 3c989d7603872bf878840f7ce3ea49b73bea4c6c upstream.

The function iscsit_build_conn_drop_async_message() is called
from iscsit_close_connection() with spin lock 'sess->conn_lock'
held, so we should use GFP_ATOMIC instead of GFP_KERNEL.

Signed-off-by: Wei Yongjun <>
Signed-off-by: Nicholas Bellinger <>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <>
 drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target.c b/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target.c
index 65fc914..ac41f04 100644
--- a/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target.c
+++ b/drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target.c
@@ -2382,7 +2382,7 @@  static void iscsit_build_conn_drop_async_message(struct iscsi_conn *conn)
 	if (!conn_p)

-	cmd = iscsit_allocate_cmd(conn_p, GFP_KERNEL);
+	cmd = iscsit_allocate_cmd(conn_p, GFP_ATOMIC);
 	if (!cmd) {