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SubjectRe: bigphysarea support in 2.2.19 and 2.4.0 kernels
On Fri, Dec 22, 2000 at 11:35:30AM -0700, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> The real question is how to guarantee that these pages will be contiguous
> in memory. The slab allocator may also work, but I think there are size
> constraints on how much I can get in one pass.

You cannot guarantee it after the system has left bootup stage. That's the
whole reason why bigphysarea exists.

-Andi
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