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ALLOC_PAGES_EXACT_NI(9) Memory Management in Linux ALLOC_PAGES_EXACT_NI(9)

NAME

alloc_pages_exact_nid - allocate an exact number of physically-contiguous pages on a node.

SYNOPSIS

void * alloc_pages_exact_nid(int nid, size_t size, gfp_t gfp_mask);

ARGUMENTS

nid
the preferred node ID where memory should be allocated
size
the number of bytes to allocate
gfp_mask
GFP flags for the allocation

DESCRIPTION

Like alloc_pages_exact, but try to allocate on node nid first before falling back.

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April 2017 Kernel Hackers Manual 4.10