Re: mm question

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 13:39:57 EST

On December 11, 2001 12:07 pm, wrote:
> On 11 Dec 2001, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > There is actually a cheap trick that will achieve what you want.
> > Allocate pages. If you allocate a page in the 0-64mb range keep
> > it allocated until you have allocated your 300KB > 64mb. After
> > you have all of the pages you want free the extra pages in 0-64mb that
> > you didn't want...
> Yes, I thought of that, but this might produce more memory pressure than
> needed.
> Regardless, it looks like I won't need this after all - the device has
> internal memory controller which was misprogrammed. I think I corrected
> this so it looks to be working now.
> However, the question of how to get pages from a given range is
> interesting in itself..

Yes, particularly numa folks.

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