question about alloc_bootmem

javaweb zhang javawebzwp at
Fri Apr 15 01:49:01 EDT 2011

Hello, everyone. I use alloc_bootmem() in profile.c to allocate a big memory
at function profile_init(), how I know whether it is success? The following
is my code:
// at kernel/profile.c
ctxsw_A = (struct ctxsw_rec *)alloc_bootmem(sizeof(struct ctxsw_rec)*CTXSW);

ctxsw_rec is a struct which declared in include/linux/profile.h,  CTXSW =
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