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SubjectRe: Can't allocate memory when loading a module 2.5.48-bk
On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 12:43:03AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> With Linus's latest bk tree (plus some USB patches) I get the following
> error when trying to load the parport.o module:
>
> # modprobe parport
> FATAL: Error inserting /lib/modules/2.5.48/kernel/parport.o: Cannot allocate memory
>
> Any ideas?

Try applying this patch:

--- linux-2.5.48/kernel/module.c.orig Tue Nov 19 20:08:52 2002
+++ linux-2.5.48/kernel/module.c Tue Nov 19 20:37:47 2002
@@ -972,13 +972,15 @@
memset(ptr, 0, mod->core_size);
mod->module_core = ptr;

- ptr = module_alloc(mod->init_size);
- if (!ptr) {
- err = -ENOMEM;
- goto free_core;
- }
- memset(ptr, 0, mod->init_size);
- mod->module_init = ptr;
+ if (mod->init_size) {
+ ptr = module_alloc(mod->init_size);
+ if (!ptr) {
+ err = -ENOMEM;
+ goto free_core;
+ }
+ memset(ptr, 0, mod->init_size);
+ mod->module_init = ptr;
+ }

/* Transfer each section which requires ALLOC, and set sh_offset
fields to absolute addresses. */
--
/jm

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