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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 3/3] mm/map_contig: Add mmap(MAP_CONTIG) support
On Tue, Oct 17 2017, Guy Shattah wrote:
> Are you going to be OK with kernel API which implements contiguous
> memory allocation? Possibly with mmap style? Many drivers could
> utilize it instead of having their own weird and possibly non-standard
> way to allocate contiguous memory. Such API won't be available for
> user space.

What you describe sounds like CMA. It may be far from perfect but it’s
there already and drivers which need contiguous memory can allocate it.

Best regards
ミハウ “𝓶𝓲𝓷𝓪86” ナザレヴイツ
«If at first you don’t succeed, give up skydiving»

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