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SubjectRe: [PATCH][TRIVIAL] Allocate kprobe_table at runtime
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Prasanna S Panchamukhi <prasanna@in.ibm.com> writes:

> Jeff,
>
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2005 at 06:37:29PM +0000, Jeff Sipek wrote:
> > Allocates kprobe_table at runtime.
> > - /* FIXME allocate the probe table, currently defined statically */
> > + kprobe_table = kmalloc(sizeof(struct hlist_head)*KPROBE_TABLE_SIZE, GFP_ATOMIC);
>
> Memory allocation using GFP_KERNEL has more chances of success as compared to
> GFP_ATOMIC. Why can't we use GFP_KERNEL here?

I don't see any sense in the change anyways. Just using BSS
should be fine.

Jeff, when you submit a patch you should add a small blurb
describing why you think it is a good idea.

-Andi
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