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From: "Rick Brown" <>
To: "Raz Ben-Jehuda(caro)" <>
Cc: "Linux Kernel" <>
Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] memory allocation method
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 17:12:35 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 1/15/07, Raz Ben-Jehuda(caro) <> wrote:
> I have a process who allocates as much as possible of RAM
> in 4 G ram 32bit machine.  This buffer is never released.
> Questions:
> 1. Is it better allocates with many 1MB buffers or allocate it in with
> one a big valloc ?

ONe BIG vmalloc has huge, huge chances of failure.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2007-01-19 11:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-15 13:36 Raz Ben-Jehuda(caro)
2007-01-19 10:41 ` Helge Hafting
2007-01-19 11:42 ` Rick Brown [this message]

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