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SubjectRe: sizeof problem in kernel modules
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On Sat, 23 Jun 2001 16:54:20 +0200 (CEST), 
Der Herr Hofrat <der.herr@hofr.at> wrote:
>struct { short x; long y; short z; }bad_struct;
>struct { long y; short x; short z; }good_struct;
>I would expect both structs to be 8byte in size , or atleast the same size !
>but good_struct turns out to be 8bytes and bad_struct 12 .

Read any C book about field alignment and padding in structures.
Nothing to do with the kernel or modules.

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