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--On Tuesday, October 02, 2001 3:29 PM +0000 Dinesh Gandhewar
<> wrote:

> In this module I have declared an array of size 2048. If I use this
> array, the execution of this module function causes kernel to reboot. If
> I kmalloc() this array then execution of this module function doesnot
> cause any problem.

If you are allocating it on the stack (i.e. as a local variable)
you are probably running out of kernel stack space (depending
what it's an array of).

If you are declaring it non-local, it's possible you are
overwriting the end of it, and, kmalloc() being what it
is, there happens to be some wasted space next to it.

Alex Bligh
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