kvfree(): fix misleading comment
authorAndrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 22:07:00 +0000 (15:07 -0700)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 23:26:33 +0000 (16:26 -0700)
vfree() might sleep if called not in interrupt context.  So does kvfree()
too.  Fix misleading kvfree()'s comment about allowed context.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20180914130512.10394-1-aryabinin@virtuozzo.com
Fixes: 04b8e946075d ("mm/util.c: improve kvfree() kerneldoc")
Signed-off-by: Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>
Reviewed-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
mm/util.c

index f740754f50120b970ad903134ce3397e89bf51d4..8bf08b5b576061bd68d62d7e5eb15c89f3e1c5ad 100644 (file)
--- a/mm/util.c
+++ b/mm/util.c
@@ -435,7 +435,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(kvmalloc_node);
  * It is slightly more efficient to use kfree() or vfree() if you are certain
  * that you know which one to use.
  *
  * It is slightly more efficient to use kfree() or vfree() if you are certain
  * that you know which one to use.
  *
- * Context: Any context except NMI.
+ * Context: Either preemptible task context or not-NMI interrupt.
  */
 void kvfree(const void *addr)
 {
  */
 void kvfree(const void *addr)
 {