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SubjectRe: Re: what`s wrong?
On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 05:12:21PM +0800, Huo Zhigang wrote:
> >The entire kernel stack is only 8kB in size. You have already killed
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >a bunch of random memory by allocating this much memory on the stack.
> >You allocated 4*8192 = 32kB on the stack here.
> Sure, the kernel stack is 8192 Bytes, but "err_frame[]" is a local
> variable. Does the kernel allocate memory for "err_frame[]" from the
> stack??

It is not about how KERNEL does it, but how C (programming language)
does it. If you don't know C's memory management things regarding
various classes of variables, I suggest you pick some good reference
book and study it asap.

> Here, I think, err_frame[] as a function parameter will take 8K in
> the kernel stack. Am I correct?

Sorry, this isn't "programming in C"-education forum..

> Thank you.

/Matti Aarnio
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