FreeBSD cache memory allocation

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Wed Nov 14 07:02:37 PST 2007

icantthinkofone wrote:
> Someone I can't stand said this about FreeBSD.  Though I know C, I don't
> know anything about it and would love to respond.
> [QUOTE]The kernel is really lacking some features. They need a method to
> set precise type of memory cache but BSD doesn't provide way to specify
> memory cache.
> For that reason MS has the beautiful
> MmAllocateContigousMemorySpecifyCache()[/QUOTE]

Well, I know there's contigmalloc(9) in FreeBSD but you will get a
better answer if you ask this question on freebsd-hackers at .

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