Why not kmalloc() ??

Dan Malek dan at embeddededge.com
Fri Jul 16 23:29:36 EST 2004

On Jul 16, 2004, at 7:34 AM, Magnus Damm wrote:

> kmalloc allocates from the kernel memory pool, ie your sdram.
> you usually have several megabytes of sdram.
> hostalloc allocates memory from the internal dpram area in the mpc8xx

No, it does not.  hostalloc allocates from the processor sdram, it
is not cached.

	-- Dan

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