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    SubjectRE: vmalloc
    >> Is there any limitation on the amount of
    >> memory that can be allocated by using vmalloc
    >> ( like 128KB for kmalloc) ?

    > for x86 you shouldn't count on being to get more
    > than 64Mb of vmalloc memory (even though most
    > machines go upto 128Mb at least)

    According to the specifications, vmalloc is limited only by the amount of
    physical memory on your machine. However, Arjan VanDeVen has a point.
    Other process are already using physical memory (like the kernel process),
    and those process count against the physical memory available.

    TIP: It's always nice to leave at least 20% of the physical memory free for
    other critical processes, especially those that can't be swapped out.

    Joseph Wagner

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