VMALLOC

Section: LINUX (9)
Updated: August 2005
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NAME

vmalloc - allocate virtually contiguous memory  

SYNOPSIS

void * vmalloc  (unsigned long size);

 

ARGUMENTS

size
allocation size

 

DESCRIPTION

Allocate enough pages to cover size from the page level allocator and map them into contiguous kernel virtual space.

For tight cotrol over page level allocator and protection flags use __vmalloc instead.

 

DESCRIPTION

Allocate enough pages to cover size from the page level allocator and map them into contiguous kernel virtual space.

For tight cotrol over page level allocator and protection flags use __vmalloc instead.


 

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