[PATCH 3/3] Quick vmalloc vs kmalloc fix to the case where array size is too large

Benjamin Blum bblum at google.com
Mon Jul 13 08:27:43 PDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 2:03 AM, KAMEZAWA
Hiroyuki<kamezawa.hiroyu at jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:
> ???? why not using vmalloc() always ?
> Thanks,
> -Kame

The idea behind this patch is that in most cases, we want to use
kmalloc for performance, but sometimes the array will be too big. See
the previous thread (linked in the root message of this thread) for
discussion of the issue.

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