FreeBSD cache memory allocation

icantthinkofone icantthinkofone at
Wed Nov 14 08:04:39 PST 2007

Ivan Voras wrote:
> 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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That's what I thought but not sure if they were equivalent. 
I'm not signed up over there but I will now.  Thanks.

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