Re: [PATCH] proc_file_read() (Was: Re: proc_file_read() question)

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 16:32:14 EST


Martin Wilck wrote:

> Hum - is there no simple way to determine whether a pointer is
> a valid pointer to something returned by __get_free_pages ()? You are
> right, S390 in particular seems to allow arbitrary addresses starting from
> 0.

M68k does so too, although the first page is never used and usually
unmapped to catch NULL pointers.

bye, Roman
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