Re: [PATCH][RFC][0/4] InfiniBand userspace verbs implementation

From: Timur Tabi
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 21:18:54 EST

IWAMOTO Toshihiro wrote:

If such memory were allocated by a driver, the memory could be placed
in non-hotremovable areas to avoid the above problems.

How can the driver allocated 3GB of pinned memory on a system with 3.5GB of RAM? Can vmalloc() or get_free_pages() allocate that much memory?
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