Re: [RFC] bootmem for 2.5

From: Ingo Molnar (
Date: Sat Dec 15 2001 - 01:05:45 EST

On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, William Irwin wrote:

> [...] According to testing, this patch appears to save somewhere
> between 8KB and 2MB on i386 PC's versus the bitmap-based bootmem
> allocator.

exactly where do these savings come from? The bootmem allocator frees its
bitmaps in free_all_bootmem().


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