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    SubjectRe: kernel: ldt allocation failed
    > When the vmalloc() fails, the new_mm->context.segments is set to NULL and 
    > the function returns.
    > That seems wrong, no? Shouldn't there be a panic() when the allocation
    > fails at least? Or even better the function should perhaps return an error
    > code?
    > Considering there is only one caller (kernel/fork.c::copy_mm()) it would be
    > easy to modify copy_mm() to handle a returned error code gracefully and

    That sounds like an appropriate change.
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