[issue911] panic on kldload

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Thu Jan 10 20:41:46 PST 2008

: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.
:   simon

    That seems reasonable insofar as M_LINKER goes.  How about this: Add a
    new malloc flag which tells it to ignore the administrative limit.  
    Instead of panicing malloc() would generate a rate-limited warning to
    the console but continue with the allocation.

    In most cases hitting the administrative resource limit should be fatal,
    but clearly not in the M_LINKER case.  A flag would be appropriate.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at backplane.com>

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