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    SubjectRe: proc_misc.c bug
    On 10 Apr 2003 22:44:17 +0100 Alan Cox <> wrote:

    | On Thu, 2003-04-10 at 23:02, David Mosberger wrote:
    | > The workaround below is to allocate 4KB per 8 CPUs. Not really a
    | > solution, but the fundamental problem is that /proc/interrupts
    | > shouldn't use a fixed buffer size in the first place. I suppose
    | > another solution would be to use vmalloc() instead. It all feels like
    | > bandaids though.
    | How about switching to Al's seqfile interface ?

    It's already using it, but it uses the simple/single version of it,
    which doesn't automagically extend the output buffer area when
    it's full, so a max size buffer has to be allocated for it
    up front.

    I'll look at changing it unless somebody beats me (to it :).

    ~Randy ['tangent' is not a verb...unless you believe that
    "in English any noun can be verbed."]
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