Reserved memory



1 Article purpose[edit]

The Reserved-memory mechanism[1] allows reserving memory regions in the kernel. This mechanism is used by drivers to allocate buffers in specific memory regions (such as MCU SRAM) or to get a dedicated memory pool that will not be managed by Linux® conventionnal memory allocator (in DDR).

2 Use cases[edit]

In STM32 MPU Linux OS, the reserved-memory is used by:

3 References[edit]

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