On Monday 2002-July-08 19:47, Don Lewis wrote:
> 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.

Thanks... I'll take a look at this tonight after work.

Anthony Jenkins

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