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    > alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox) writes:
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    > |> > 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
    work



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