Re: [PATCH] Use kzfree in tty buffer management to enforce data sanitization

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sun May 31 2009 - 13:09:44 EST

> I think Pekka meant the other way around - why don't we always just use
> kmalloc(N_TTY_BUF_SIZE)/kfree(), and drop the whole conditional "use page
> allocator" entirely?

We certainly can nowdays - the old allocator used to allocate 8K for 4K
and a bit of memory and its many years single we acquired slab so yes it
can go.

> If I'm right, then we could just use kmalloc/kfree unconditionally. Pekka?

Added to the tty queue will do that tomorrow
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