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    > > [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.

    Ralf

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