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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 27/31] arm64: Loadable modules
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On Tuesday 14 August 2012, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> +
> +void *module_alloc(unsigned long size)
> +{
> + return __vmalloc_node_range(size, 1, MODULES_VADDR, MODULES_END,
> + GFP_KERNEL, PAGE_KERNEL_EXEC, -1,
> + __builtin_return_address(0));
> +}
> +

What is the reason for using a separate virtual address range for the
modules instead of falling back to the default module_alloc function
that uses vmalloc_exec()?

Arnd


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