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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] kmem_alloc (generic wrapper for kmalloc and vmalloc)
On Wed, Nov 10 2004, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > Plus, you cannot use vfree() from interrupt context. This patch is a bad
> > idea.
> why not have a work queue, that frees things later, after a delay?

Kludge upon kludge does not make the interface any better. The best fix
is to split the allocations, like suggested a slab cache for the loop
would do nicely.

Jens Axboe

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