Re: call panic if nl_table allocation fails

From: James Morris
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 10:03:52 EST

On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Akinobu Mita wrote:

> This patch makes crash happen if initialization of nl_table fails
> in initcalls. It is better than getting use after free crash later.

> nl_table = kcalloc(MAX_LINKS, sizeof(*nl_table), GFP_KERNEL);

Perhaps it'd be better to declare this as an array rather than allocating
it at runtime.

- James
James Morris
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