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SubjectRe: Many unchecked calls to kmalloc() in Linux 2.2.11
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> There is no point handling the cases you cant get out of. If you look at
> the kernel you will see a lot of cases where we dont check stuff because
> a) it cant actually fail in the real world during init time
Microsoft has written a simple OOM tester for Windows 2000:
after 7 Minutes, the kernel begins to fail memory allocation
(~ 5 % of all allocations).
It's a requirement for the Windows Logo program that a kernel driver
must not oops.

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Manfred

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