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> > Hello,
> > I have written a linux kernel module. The linux version is 2.2.14.
> > 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.
> > Can you explain this behaviour?
> > Thnaks,
> > Dinesh
>
> Hmm. Perhaps there's is a bug in your module.
>
> --
> Thomas Hood
> (Don't reply to the From: address but to jdthood_AT_yahoo.co.uk)


More likely he's causing a kernel stack overflow. If it's a local variable
it's going to be either 4k or 8k (int or long) and the kernel stack is only
8k on intel. Try making it a static array outside of any function.

Jeff Voskamp
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