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SubjectRE: vmalloc on 2.4.x on ia64
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That is what I said. I am using vmalloc only. But the call to
vmalloc is hanging.

-hiren

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt_Domsch@Dell.com [mailto:Matt_Domsch@Dell.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 6:26 PM
> To: hiren_mehta@agilent.com
> Subject: RE: vmalloc on 2.4.x on ia64
>
>
> kmalloc() has a limit of 128KB. Use get_free_pages() or
> vmalloc() instead,
> or break up your allocation into smaller hunks.
>
> Thanks,
> Matt
>
> --
> Matt Domsch
> Sr. Software Engineer
> Dell Linux Systems Group
> Linux OS Development
> www.dell.com/linux
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: MEHTA,HIREN (A-SanJose,ex1) [mailto:hiren_mehta@agilent.com]
> > Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 7:07 PM
> > To: 'linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org'
> > Subject: vmalloc on 2.4.x on ia64
> >
> >
> > Greetings.
> >
> > Is vmalloc() interface broken on any of 2.4.x kernel on ia64 ?
> > I am trying to call vmalloc from the driver to allocate
> > about 130kb of memory and it hangs the system.
> > I am running 2.4.1 kernel with ia64 patch (I can find out the
> > exact patch if needed) on LION. Let me know if more information
> > is required.
> >
> > Thanks and regards,
> > -hiren
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