[issue911] panic on kldload

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Thu Jan 10 17:48:54 PST 2008

Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
Sepherosa Ziehau <sepherosa at gmail.com> added the comment:

On Jan 11, 2008 9:34 AM, Simon 'corecode' Schubert
<corecode at fs.ei.tum.de> wrote:
Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
I don't think it's the problem of our M_WAITOK implementation.  You
could change the caller to use other kmalloc flag so that the system
will not panic; how to properly handle kmalloc failure in this case
may be difficult.
I realize this.  However, we should avoid panicing if possible.  So why
not print a warning ("allocated more than the limit") and continue?  If
What do you mean by "continue" here?
Just allocate some memory, even if you're over the limit.  It's not that 
we ran out of memory, it's just that we went over the (artificial) limit.


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