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Em Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:02:08AM -0700, Petko Manolov escreveu:
> Hi there,
>
> AFAIK there was similar discusion almos a year
> ago but i can't remember the details.
>
> kmalloc fails to allocate more than 128KB of
> memory regardless of the flags (GFP_KERNEL/USER/ATOMIC)
>
> Any ideas?
>
> I am not quite sure if this is the expected behavior.

yes, expected behaviour, at most you can allocate 32 contiguous pages with
kmalloc, if you need more and it is not for DMA, use vmalloc, that will not
try to use contiguous pages

- Arnaldo
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