Re: %u-order allocation failed

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 18:48:30 EST

On Tue, 9 Oct 2001, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> Linus, what do you think: is it OK if fork randomly fails with very small
> probability or not?

I've never seen it, I've never heard it reported, and I _know_ that
vmalloc() causes slowdowns.

In short, I'm not switching to a vmalloc() fork.


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