how to allocate 9MB of memory in kernel ?
misbah_khan at engineer.com
Thu Jul 17 18:34:39 EST 2008
>>You can use the mem option to tell to the kernel that you've got less
>>ram you really have.
I really didnt got the point you made. Can you please elaborate it for my
>>However you can read Linux device drivers chapter 8
i dont need to allocate large memory at the boot time also vmalloc and
kmalloc i cant use as it can allocate free page up to 128kb, hence if you
could suggest me a better technique i would really appriciate .
Marco Stornelli wrote:
> Misbah khan ha scritto:
>> 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
>> ----Misbah <><
> You can use the mem option to tell to the kernel that you've got less
> ram you really have. However you can read Linux device drivers chapter 8
> "Obtaining Large Buffers" :).
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