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* RE2: kmalloc
@ 2001-06-15 17:41 Michael Nguyen
  2001-06-15 17:58 ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  2001-06-15 18:26 ` Anton Altaparmakov
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Michael Nguyen @ 2001-06-15 17:41 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: David S. Miller, Petko Manolov; +Cc: linux-kernel

Hi David,

>>Petko Manolov writes:
>> kmalloc fails to allocate more than 128KB of
>> memory regardless of the flags (GFP_KERNEL/USER/ATOMIC)
>> 
>> Any ideas?

>Yes, this is the limit.

Im relatively new to Linux. I would like to ask.
Is this limit per kmalloc()? Can I do this multiple times?

TX,
Michael Nguyen
mnguyen@ariodata.com

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* Re: RE2: kmalloc
  2001-06-15 17:41 RE2: kmalloc Michael Nguyen
@ 2001-06-15 17:58 ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  2001-06-15 18:26 ` Anton Altaparmakov
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo @ 2001-06-15 17:58 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Michael Nguyen; +Cc: David S. Miller, Petko Manolov, linux-kernel

Em Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:41:59AM -0700, Michael Nguyen escreveu:
> Hi David,
> 
> >>Petko Manolov writes:
> >> kmalloc fails to allocate more than 128KB of
> >> memory regardless of the flags (GFP_KERNEL/USER/ATOMIC)
> >> 
> >> Any ideas?
> 
> >Yes, this is the limit.
> 
> Im relatively new to Linux. I would like to ask.
> Is this limit per kmalloc()? Can I do this multiple times?

the limit is for a single invocation of kmalloc, yes, you can do it multiple
times.

- Arnaldo

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* Re: RE2: kmalloc
  2001-06-15 17:41 RE2: kmalloc Michael Nguyen
  2001-06-15 17:58 ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
@ 2001-06-15 18:26 ` Anton Altaparmakov
  2001-06-15 18:46   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  1 sibling, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Anton Altaparmakov @ 2001-06-15 18:26 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  Cc: Michael Nguyen, David S. Miller, Petko Manolov, linux-kernel

At 18:58 15/06/2001, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>Em Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:41:59AM -0700, Michael Nguyen escreveu:
> > >>Petko Manolov writes:
> > >> kmalloc fails to allocate more than 128KB of
> > >> memory regardless of the flags (GFP_KERNEL/USER/ATOMIC)
> > >>
> > >> Any ideas?
> >
> > >Yes, this is the limit.
> >
> > Im relatively new to Linux. I would like to ask.
> > Is this limit per kmalloc()? Can I do this multiple times?
>
>the limit is for a single invocation of kmalloc, yes, you can do it multiple
>times.

But if you need that much memory it would be better that you use vmalloc AFAIK.

Cheers,

         Anton


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* Re: RE2: kmalloc
  2001-06-15 18:26 ` Anton Altaparmakov
@ 2001-06-15 18:46   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo @ 2001-06-15 18:46 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Anton Altaparmakov
  Cc: Michael Nguyen, David S. Miller, Petko Manolov, linux-kernel

Em Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 07:26:16PM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov escreveu:
> At 18:58 15/06/2001, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> >Em Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 10:41:59AM -0700, Michael Nguyen escreveu:
> > > >>Petko Manolov writes:
> > > >> kmalloc fails to allocate more than 128KB of
> > > >> memory regardless of the flags (GFP_KERNEL/USER/ATOMIC)
> > > >>
> > > >> Any ideas?
> > >
> > > >Yes, this is the limit.
> > >
> > > Im relatively new to Linux. I would like to ask.
> > > Is this limit per kmalloc()? Can I do this multiple times?
> >
> >the limit is for a single invocation of kmalloc, yes, you can do it multiple
> >times.
> 
> But if you need that much memory it would be better that you use vmalloc AFAIK.

Yup, like I suggested to Petko in a previous message :)

- Arnaldo

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