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SubjectRe: kmalloc
> (Alan Cox) writes:
> |> > Is kmalloc guaranteed to alloc a physically contigous buffer? My exact
> |>
> |> Yes
> No. It is only contiguous in the kernel virtual space.

Thats vmalloc. If you have an architecture where kmalloc blocks are
not linear to the I/O devices you'll have a very bad time making anything

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