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Bug 114502 - loader has a hardcoded limit of 50 modules
loader has a hardcoded limit of 50 modules
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-01-28 15:19 EST by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:41 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: FC3
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Last Closed: 2005-09-21 16:44:13 EDT
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Description Bill Nottingham 2004-01-28 15:19:24 EST
struct moduleList_s {
    struct loadedModuleInfo mods[50];
    int numModules;

Discovered this when loader --test was crashing very very early with a
blown stack.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-01-28 16:15:50 EST
You're loading 50 modules?  You're crazy ;-)
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-01-28 17:05:30 EST
I'm running in test mode. I have 55 modules loaded.

Blame ALSA. :)
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2005-09-21 16:44:13 EDT
Not going to fix this until it becomes a problem in real installs
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-21 16:54:29 EDT
Hm, perhaps I should have closed this when I committed the patch in February 2004.

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