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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mutliple root devs (take II)
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campt@openmars.com said:
> I was unsure if it was okay to be using kmalloc during early stages of
> init/main.c so I decided to follow the example allready set and just
> use a static array - can anyone advise on being able to do this
> dynamically?

kmalloc is usable after mem_init(), I think. Before that, you can use the
boot memory allocator (see mm/bootmem.c). In the arch that I'm most familiar
with (arch/um), that is usable from the beginning of start_kernel. I don't
know about the other arches.

Jeff


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