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Re: USB contigmalloc()

wiz@ wrote:

> Matthew Dillon implemented a solution for USB/graphics cards problem
> stemming from the fact that some time after the boot, they can't
> acquire enough contiguous memory.
> Anyone interested in porting it or implementing something similar? :)

I think allocating physically contiguous large memory is a bad design
and I doubt reserving 16MB physical memory at boot time is acceptable
for all machines with USB.

Anyway, currently our udl(4) doesn't require such allocation,
but has more other problems:

Izumi Tsutsui

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