Allocating continuous memory of 300kb in kernel

Dilip Patel dilip.patel at
Tue Sep 23 08:41:43 CDT 2008

Hi Dilip,

You can use "__get_free_pages" kernel api to allocate memeory of big chunk.
It allocates physically contigeous memory area.

For reffrence, see the "linux/drivers/media/video/davinci/davinci_display.c" 


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> Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 16:31:22 +0530
> From: "dilip" <dilipkumar at>
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> hi all,
>      i want to know how to Allocate contiguous memory of 300kb in kernel.
> Let me know if any one knows.
> Thanks and Regards,
> dilip
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