how to allocate 9MB of memory in kernel ?

Sylvain Joyeau sylvain.joyeau at
Thu Jul 17 18:02:07 EST 2008


Please, give some more details about your application: the answer(s)
heavily depends on the kind of memory you want to allocate: contiguous
(implied in DMA purpose) or not (for process memory sharing only).


2008/7/17 Misbah khan <misbah_khan at>:
> Hi all,
> 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.
> Please share your experience in this regard .
> Thank you in advance
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