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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.16: kmalloc tidying
On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 09:33:46AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > +++ linux-2.4.16/drivers/sbus/char/envctrl.c Tue Nov 13 05:31:02 2001
> > @@ -897,10 +897,6 @@ static void envctrl_init_i2c_child(struc
> > }
> > =20
> > pchild->tables =3D kmalloc(tbls_size, GFP_KERNEL);
> > - if (!pchild->tables) {
> > - printk("envctrl: Failed to get table, not enough memory.\n");
>
> Why are you removing the checks here ?

Hrmpf.. reversed patch, I was actually adding them.

> > current->mm->rss =3D 0;
> > - setup_arg_pages(bprm); /* XXX: check error */
> > + retval =3D setup_arg_pages(bprm);
> > + if (retval)=20
> > + goto out_free_dentry;
>
> At this point you need to do more drastic things - see the last -ac patch
> for a possible solution

That does sound entertaining.. :)

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