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SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4 fix to allow vmalloc at interrupt time
On Maw, 2003-05-13 at 22:11, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> This fixes a buglet wrt doing vmalloc at interrupt time for 2.4.
> get_vm_area should call kmalloc with GFP_ATOMIC- after all, it's
> set up to allow for an allocation failure. As best as I read
> the 2.4 code, the rest of the path through _kmem_cache_alloc
> should be safe.

You aren't allow to vmalloc in an IRQ. The kmalloc is the least of
your programs - you have to worry about the page table handling.

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