Re: [PATCH] tree wide: Use kvfree() than conditional kfree()/vfree()

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Mon Nov 09 2015 - 16:19:26 EST

On Monday, November 09, 2015 08:56:10 PM Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> There are many locations that do
> if (memory_was_allocated_by_vmalloc)
> vfree(ptr);
> else
> kfree(ptr);
> but kvfree() can handle both kmalloc()ed memory and vmalloc()ed memory
> using is_vmalloc_addr(). Unless callers have special reasons, we can
> replace this branch with kvfree(). Please check and reply if you found
> problems.

ACK for the ACPI changes (and CCing Tony and Boris for the heads-up as they
are way more famailiar with the APEI code than I am).


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