On Fri, 19 Oct 2001, Timur Tabi wrote:
> vmalloc() fails after about 890MB because the kernel memory map is only for
> about 1GB. I know there are some hacks and work-arounds to get more than
> that, but instead of reinventing the wheel, I was hoping some kind soul would
> tell me how (a few hints would be nice!)
> The reason we use vmalloc() is because we need to apply memory pressure during
> the allocating: memory should be swapped out to make room for our allocation.
> We're trying to allocate up to 3GB on a 4GB machine. Thanks in advance!
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