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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.19-rc6] sparc: replace kmalloc+memset with kzalloc
Yan Burman wrote:
> Stefan Richter wrote:
>> this ^, the old code and your update don't check for NULL return.
> Both of this parts are done at early stages, so it is probably:
> a) Impossible to recover from failure
> b) If you run out of memory at this stage, you are probably in very big
> trouble anyway
> I could modify it to check and panic if the check fails.
> Would that be better?

I hope the domain experts answer this. (I have no recommendation but
wanted to point out a potential, although unlikely, cause for trouble.)
Stefan Richter
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