Re: [PATCH] (2.4.x bk) efi_memmap_walk_uc

From: Christopher Wedgwood <cw_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2003-07-30 10:02:06
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 06:56:15PM -0500, Jack Steiner wrote:

> If granularity is bytes, we need to support page-aligned
> allocations. Fetchop pages are mmap'ed to user space.

We could insist the allocator always return naturally aligned
allocations --- a page-size allocation will be page-aligned.  The only
kicker here is that someone wishing to allocate a large chunk of UC
space might get a failure where they otherwise would not.


  --cw
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