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    Jes Sorensen <Jes.Sorensen@cern.ch> writes:

    |> >>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Schwab <schwab@issan.informatik.uni-dortmund.de> writes:
    |>
    |> Andreas> alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox) writes:
    |> |> Thats vmalloc. If you have an architecture where kmalloc blocks are
    |> |> not linear to the I/O devices
    |>
    |> Andreas> m68k.
    |>
    |> Yes but even then we do not have a granularity of memory < 256KB
    |> chunks which will cause this to happen so in practice at least
    |> allocations of 256KB are guaranteed to be linear on the m68k and
    |> kmalloc is limited to 128KB.

    Oops, yes, you're of course right.

    --
    Andreas Schwab "And now for something
    schwab@issan.cs.uni-dortmund.de completely different"
    schwab@gnu.org

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