lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Mar]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [QUESTION] check for mem in slab
> in file mm/slab.c and routine kmem_cache_init() I found there
> is no checking for allocated memory on line:
>
> /* 4) Replace the bootstrap head arrays */
> {
> struct array_cache *ptr;
>
> ptr = kmalloc(sizeof(struct arraycache_init), GFP_KERNEL);
>
> --> no check for ptr == NULL <--
[...]
> is that OK? or it's a bug?

It's ok. If that allocation fails your machine won't come up anyway.
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-03-30 08:59    [W:0.047 / U:1.676 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site