Subject: Re: Interface detach branch available
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/15/1998 09:25:28
Todd Whitesel <> writes:
> If the free'd regions are never subdivided, but only sit around waiting to
> be reused (mbufs are like this), then we're golden. Otherwise it gets more
> interesting.

kernel malloc operates on buckets of size power-of-two.  each page is
subdivided into buckets.  they're never subdivided.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.