Subject: Re: kernel mem
To: David Ferlier <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/09/2003 15:30:09
On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 12:19:34AM +0100, David Ferlier wrote:

 > What i want to know is : could i throw out all this stuff, and just do a :
 > memcpy (addr, bp->b_data, size);

Oh, yes, totally.  The pages are not necessarily *physically* contiguous,
but they are *virtually* contiguous, yes.  That's one of the reasons we
have virtual memory, after all.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>