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SubjectRe: pci_alloc_consistent question
On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 03:24:14PM -0600, MEHTA,HIREN (A-SanJose,ex1) wrote:

> so, what is the conservative number ? 1MB ?

Even far below that. Most systems will allocate that memory using
get_free_pages and by allocating large pages such as 1mb you'll produce
high memory pressure. Try to get away with PAGE_SIZE * 2 if you can.
Large allocation are only ok if they're rare.

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