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SubjectRe: [BUG] vmalloc, kmalloc - 2.4.x
On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 15:22, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 16:13, Grzegorz Jaskiewicz wrote:

> forgot to tell you that
> ttimer.expires = jiffies+(HZ/150.0);
> you CANNOT use floating point in kernel mode! And that for HZ=100 this
> gives you a timer that expires immediatly.

In real world i am NOT using this timer that way, so please don't even
bother yourself telling me that this way is wrong, becouse i know it is
not completly ok.

> and that
> printk("<1>%d\n", TimerIntrpt);
> you shouldn't use <1> in printk strings ever.
<1>gives me messages on screen on my box, thats why.

the same effect is while using kmalloc, just change vmalloc to kmalloc.

Grzegorz Jaskiewicz <>
K4 Labs

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