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kmalloc question

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Subject: kmalloc question
From: "Finney, Steve" <Steve.Finney@SpirentCom.COM>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 15:06:50 -1000
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Thread-topic: kmalloc question
Is kmalloc (GFP_KERNEL) on a 32 bit HIGHMEM enabled MIPS kernel (BCM/Sibyte 
processor) guaranteed to allocate memory from the low, KSEG0/1 addressible 
region? I'm having trouble sorting through the slab.c code. On this processor, 
only 256 MB of DRAM is directly addressible; with more than 256 MB of RAM, 
there is 256 MB in zone 0, and the remainder in zone 2. Zone 1 is empty.


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