Re: [PATCH v2] slab+slob: dup name string

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On Tue, 22 May 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:

> On 05/22/2012 05:58 PM, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > On Tue, 22 May 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:
> >
> > > [ v2: Also dup string for early caches, requested by David Rientjes ]
> >
> > kstrdups that early could cause additional issues. Its better to leave
> > things as they were.
> >
>
> For me is really all the same. But note that before those kstrdups, we do a
> bunch of kmallocs as well already. (ex:

We check carefully and make sure those caches are present before doing
these kmallocs. See the slab bootup code. A kstrdup may take a variously
sized string and explode because the required kmalloc cache is not
present.

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