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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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