malloc(9) M_WAITOK broken
ticso at cicely5.cicely.de
Sat Jul 3 03:19:32 PDT 2004
On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 09:55:56AM +0200, Bernd Walter wrote:
> I get daily panics in vinum because malloc M_WAITOK returns NULL.
> Source is from 1st Jul running on alpha.
Since vm_uma_core.c Rev 1.94 uma_zalloc_arg allways ignores M_WAITOK
in the non WITNESS case because badness is initialized as 1.
My understanding is that M_WAITOK shouldn't be ignored in any case
to avoid returning NULL - at least malloc(9) is documented to never
return NULL with M_WAITOK.
B.Walter BWCT http://www.bwct.de
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