Re: swapper: page allocation failure.

From: Chris Wedgwood
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 06:23:28 EST

On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 11:31:12AM +0200, Haar J?nos wrote:

> 1. why don't use highmem for caching?
> 2. why can not allocate enough lowmem from shared-buffer for the e1000
> driver if it needs some memory?

highmem can't be used as freely as lowmem, it has additional
complexity and a slight over head that makes it hard or impossible to
use in many places
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