Re: increasing page size

Rik van Riel (
Tue, 7 Jul 1998 00:03:04 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 6 Jul 1998, Andrej Presern wrote:

> > In the design for the new allocator, I forgot the first
> > 2 points you gave... I did have some other issues however,
> Could you specify which issues?

- differentiation between DMA memory, normal memory and
uncached memory
- lazy reclamation in the extreme (involves off-page
management instead of the on-page linked lists we have
- extreme care wrt. fragmentation and leaving one zone
free for emergencies

and some other cruft, which you can see on:

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