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SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.5
On Sat, 26 May 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:

> 1) normal user allocation
> 2) buffer allocation (bounce buffer + bufferhead)
> 3) allocation from interrupt (for device driver)

Hmmmm, now that I think of it, we always need to be able
to guarantee _both_ 2) and 3). For different allocators
and interrupts. I guess the only long-term solution is
to have real memory reservation strategies, like the one
in Ben's patch.
That might be a 2.5 thing, though ... Ben?


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However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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