Subject: Re: Re; kern/36783
To: Blair Sadewitz <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/07/2007 13:41:59
On Thu Sep 06 2007 at 23:41:39 -0400, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> I found out what caused this panic (in pool_get()):
> In lfs_subr.c, maxbpp is type int.  The pool functions naturally want
> argument 2 (size) to be type size_t.  Given that I'm using the amd64
> port, I'm not surprised that pool_get complained about a page being
> empty!
> I'm using gmail in elinks right now and don't have screen installed,
> so I can't paste a patch into the body of this email.  However, I
> trust changing the type of maxbpp to size_t isn't too laborious for an
> intrepid developer.

I probably misunderstand you.  Are you saying that pool_get() fails
because the pool needs to be initialized with a size > 2^31?  Did you
test this fix?

I'll wait for the patch ;)

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
    "la qualité la plus indispensable du cuisinier est l'exactitude"