how to allocate 9MB of memory in kernel ?

Arnd Bergmann arnd at
Thu Jul 17 17:56:51 EST 2008

On Thursday 17 July 2008, Misbah khan wrote:
> I need to allocate 9 MB of memory in to the kernel space which i need to
> mmap for the application to access.
> I need to know what could be the best possible way of doing the same.

If you don't need the memory to be physically contiguous, you can use
vmalloc to get the memory, but then you need to use remap_vmalloc_range
for mapping the memory into a user address space.

	Arnd <><

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