Re: %u-order allocation failed

From: Alex Bligh - linux-kernel (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 17:53:18 EST

--On Tuesday, 09 October, 2001 12:21 AM +0200 Mikulas Patocka
<> wrote:

> If you have more than half of virtual space free, you can always find two
> consecutive free pages. Period.

Now calculate the probability of not being able to do this in physical
space, assuming even page dispersion, and many pages free. You will
find it is very small. This may give you a clue as to what the problem
actually is.

Alex Bligh
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