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SubjectRe: RE2: kmalloc
Em Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 07:26:16PM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov escreveu:
> At 18:58 15/06/2001, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> >Em Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:41:59AM -0700, Michael Nguyen escreveu:
> > > >>Petko Manolov writes:
> > > >> kmalloc fails to allocate more than 128KB of
> > > >> memory regardless of the flags (GFP_KERNEL/USER/ATOMIC)
> > > >>
> > > >> Any ideas?
> > >
> > > >Yes, this is the limit.
> > >
> > > Im relatively new to Linux. I would like to ask.
> > > Is this limit per kmalloc()? Can I do this multiple times?
> >
> >the limit is for a single invocation of kmalloc, yes, you can do it multiple
> >times.
>
> But if you need that much memory it would be better that you use vmalloc AFAIK.

Yup, like I suggested to Petko in a previous message :)

- Arnaldo
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