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SubjectRE: [PATCH 0/4] big chunk memory allocator v4
> >   But yes, because of fragmentation, this cannot guarantee 100%
> alloc.
> > If alloc_contig_pages() is called in system boot up or movable_zone
> is used,
> > this allocation succeeds at high rate.
>
> So this is an alternatve implementation for the functionality offered
> by Michal's "The Contiguous Memory Allocator framework".

I see them more as orthogonal: Michal's code relies on preallocation
and manages the memory after that.

This code supplies the infrastructure to replace preallocation
with just using movable zones.

-Andi




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