On  8 Jul, Anthony Jenkins wrote:

> I've been looking at the pcm code and I can see where it locks, then allocates 
> memory with the M_WAITOK flag thing.  I'm wondering if there's a standard 
> procedure for fixing these... would I just nail down the malloc to a 
> non-sleepable one?

Only if the the code can cope with malloc() failing and returning NULL
if the memory isn't immediately available.  In most cases a better
solution is to allocate the memory before grabbing the lock.

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