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Re: kmalloc question

To: "Finney, Steve" <Steve.Finney@SpirentCom.COM>
Subject: Re: kmalloc question
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 10:09:40 +0200
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On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 03:06:50PM -1000, Finney, Steve wrote:

> 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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