Subject: Re: physically contiguous memory
To: Marcus Comstedt <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/25/2001 20:22:48
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 12:33:32AM +0200, Marcus Comstedt wrote:
> >>>>> "Emmanuel" == Emmanuel Dreyfus <> writes:
>   Emmanuel> How do I allocate physically contiguous memory? I don't find anything
>   Emmanuel> about this in malloc(9)...
> You have to use uvm_pglistalloc().  Something like this:

That's almost certainly a *very* bad idea.

For any purpose I can think of, you should be using bus_dmamem_alloc.