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SubjectRe: Memory Management - BSD vs Linux
> > [1] FreeBSD uses a "Zone allocator" for kernel memory allocation.
> > NetBSD - I am not so sure.
> > Linux - Buddy system.
> Speaking of which, where can I find information on these methods? I
> have the Bonwick paper on the slab allocator, but nothing over any
> other methods (I am specifically interested in the buddy system).
> Or I could wait a few weeks until I have access to a decent library...

If I remember right Knuth describes the buddy system in his bible.


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