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SubjectRe: freeing memory
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mdaljeet@in.ibm.com writes:

> hi,
>
> i am allocating some 1000 bytes of memory as folows
>
> f_malloc()
> {
> .....
> for (i=1 to 10)
> {
> size = 1000;
> pAddr[i] = (unsigned long) kmalloc(size, GFP_DMA | GFP_BUFFER);

[snip]

> pAddr is defined as 'unsigned long pAddr[10]'
>
> But when f_free executes i ran into problems and computer hangs.
> What can be the problem?????

i == 10 will write past the end of your array.
Get a good book about C and read it.

//Marcus
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