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Re: [Xen-devel] out of dma-memory when using usblp-module in driverdomai

To: "Patrick Scharrenberg" <pittipatti@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] out of dma-memory when using usblp-module in driverdomain
From: "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 08:23:22 +0100
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>>> Patrick Scharrenberg <pittipatti@xxxxxx> 25.03.07 16:29 >>>
>I tried attaching an usb-printer to an usb-port of a driver-domain.
>On loading the module usblp I get the following error:
>    /usr/src/xen/xen-unstable.hg/linux-2.6.18-xen/drivers/usb/class/usblp.c:
>    out of memory for write buf
>    usblp: probe of 2-1:1.0 failed with error -5
>I figured out, that reducing USBLP_BUF_SIZE (usb/class/usblp.c) form
>8192 to some smaller value, e.g. 4096 it works fine, but that's just a
>USBLP_BUF_SIZE is used to "usb_buffer_alloc" (usb/core/usb.c) dma memory:
>>From usb.c:
>     usb_buffer_alloc - allocate dma-consistent buffer for
>but here I'm out..

Probably you're just suffering from domains without any I/O memory ranges
assigned not being permitted to have multi-page contiguous memory ranges
assigned? If not, do you force swiotlb on in the domain? And what resources
does the USB HC require?


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