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Re: CVS commit: src/usr.sbin/puffs/rump_smbfs
On Sep 18, 2009, at 9:10 AM, David Laight wrote:
It is all rather similar to the proliferation of memory pools - for
things where 'malloc' would be fine.
The old-school kernel malloc was almost never "fine" ... but pools
have another advantage -- use of a direct-mapped segment on
architectures so-equipped. And for those not so-equipped, greatly
reduced pressure on kmem_map.
Now, if we could only get rid of kmem_map / kernel malloc completely
(which requires making it illegal to allocate memory in interrupt
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