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Date:	Sat, 07 May 2016 13:40:48 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 net-next 1/2] hv_sock: introduce Hyper-V Sockets

From: Dexuan Cui <>
Date: Sat, 7 May 2016 10:49:25 +0000

> I should be able to make 'send', 'recv' here to pointers and use vmalloc()
> to allocate the memory for them.  I will do this.

That's still unswappable kernel memory.

People can open N sockets, where N is something on the order of the FD
limit the process has, per process.  This allows someone to quickly
eat up a lot of memory and hold onto it nearly indefinitely.

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