Shifting memory around
Posted Jul 22, 2010 13:25 UTC (Thu) by corbet
In reply to: Contiguous memory allocation for drivers
Parent article: Contiguous memory allocation for drivers
Indeed, that's just what the lumpy reclaim and memory compaction features do. They've helped, but it's still hard to reliably provide physically contiguous buffers in the megabyte size range, especially on smaller systems which don't have a whole lot of memory in the first place.
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