allocating 14KB memory per packet compression/decompression results in vm_fault

Joseph Koshy joseph.koshy at
Fri Nov 4 13:56:27 PST 2005

> - Am I not following the correct procedures to
>   allocate and deallocate memory in kernel space ??
> - Or is the problem elsewhere ??

You didn't say whether you've checked your code for buffer

If the fault is happening in seemingly unrelated parts of
the kernel with your module is enabled, this could be a
root cause.

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