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 node to allocate on

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.

Note this is not alloc_pages_exact_node, which allocates on a specific node, but is not exact.

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