[PLUG] problem inserting modules

Abu M. Muttalib abum at aftek.com
Tue Apr 18 16:07:21 PDT 2006


Thanks Vivek.

But still I am not able to solve the problem. Is /proc/meminfo broken? The first meminfo shows that there is ~600KB space is left and then I am trying to insert the module. 

~Abu 

>     Is there any clue? I have some 650 KB free before inserting the module
> and
>     after that some 1.5 MB free memory space, and still I am not able to
> insert
>     the module.
>
>     Why it's so? Any help will be highly appreciated.

because u are running the 1st command from ur application so , some
memory is consumed by the ur process. after the error the the memory
is freed so the free memory is more after u execute the command 2nd
time.


AFAIU, in your module , you are trying to allocate 2^5 pages ie 128 kb
contiguous physical memory , and the system is not abl eto satisfy
this request.


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Thanks and Regards
Vivek Kutal (विवेक)
Maharashtra  Academy Of Engineering , Pune
http://vivekkutal.blogspot.com

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan




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