Subject: Re: pool_get()/pool_put() or malloc()/free()
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/26/2000 08:50:17
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:13:11PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:

 > BTW, some other ports (arm32, mips, powerpc and some of m68k)
 > still use malloc/free for pmap structures. (vax uses MALLOC/FREE)
 > Should they also be changed to use pool_get/pool_put ?

I think pmap structures are a perfect use for the pool allocator.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>