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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

    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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