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kmalloc question

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: kmalloc question
From: Andre.Messerschmidt@infineon.com
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 07:25:02 +0200
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Hi.

I always thought that it is save to use kmalloc in an interrupt handler as
long as you use GFP_ATOMIC. 
Now someone told me that it is not allowed to use these functions in any way
in an interrupt.

Can please someone clarify me here? 

regards
--
Andre Messerschmidt

Application Engineer
Infineon Technologies AG


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