From: Eric Dumazet on
Le dimanche 30 mai 2010 à 23:09 +0200, Julia Lawall a écrit :

> could exit with success without the kzalloc ever being called. If the
> kzalloc is moved up, it could fail and then it returns immediately without
> executing the loop. A solution could be to leave the NULL test on p where
> it is, and only move up the kzalloc. Or perhaps the change in behavior
> doesn't matter?

If a GFP_KERNEL allocation fails, we are in a big trouble anyway :)

GFP_ATOMIC are more problematic in this area :)

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