Re: FW: 2.4.9/2.4.18 max kernel allocation size

From: Arjan van de Ven (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 10:27:11 EST

On Tue, 2002-10-08 at 17:19, Ofer Raz wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ofer Raz []
> Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 2:19 PM
> To: ''
> Subject: 2.4.9/2.4.18 max kernel allocation size
> I'm trying to obtain the largest kernel allocation possible using vmalloc

anything you can get > 64Mb on x86 is pure luck (eg you are lucky in
your choice of PCI cards)

> Any idea how can I make the kernel allocation on 2.4.18-10 larger than 85MB
> on 1GB machine?
Please give a pointer to the source of your code so that everybody here
can see what you are trying to do and how to fix it to do it different

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