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Re: Question Two questions re. wavelan2_cs driver on 2.4.0-test5 (Peter)
Date: 2000, Jul 31
From: David Hinds <dhinds@pcmcia.sourceforge.org>

On Sun, Jul 30, 2000 at 10:03:10AM -0700, Peter wrote:
> 
>  * Should init_dev_name(dev,node) really be a no-op on newer kernels?

Yes.

> * kfree_s() is no longer part of the kernel. Did it do anything more
> than kfree() when it was still part of the kernel?

No, it did nothing more; in the olden days it was a bit faster than
kfree(), but I think that has not been true since at least 2.1 if not
2.0.  It was finally removed just in the last few weeks; you should
just replace it with calls to kfree(). 

-- Dave

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