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    SubjectRe: [BUG] vmalloc, kmalloc - 2.4.x
    On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 16:13, Grzegorz Jaskiewicz wrote:
    > few days ago i started to port driver for our hardware in company from
    > windows to linux. It is simple ISA card, which gives me interrupt each
    > 8ms. So i can check it state and latch some sort of watchdog on it -
    > saying that i am still running (just for security, if system hangs card
    > is blocking all inputs/outputs).

    > #include <linux/modversions.h>

    don't do that. ever.

    > #ifdef CONFIG_KMOD
    > #include <linux/kmod.h>
    > #endif

    bullshit ifdef's (and the surrounding code has a whole bunch too

    btw you do know you can't do vmalloc (or vfree) from interrupt context ?
    And that every vmalloc eats at minimum 8Kb of virtual memory space? Of
    which you can't count on having more than 64Mb on x86 ?
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