[PATCHv3] ARM: imx: Add iram allocator functions
linus.ml.walleij at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 15:55:51 EDT 2010
2010/10/5 <Dinh.Nguyen at freescale.com>:
> Add iram allocation functions using GENERIC_ALLOCATOR. The
> allocation size is 4KB multiples to guarantee alignment. The
> idea for these functions is for i.MX platforms to use them
> to dynamically allocate IRAM usage.
> +config IRAM_ALLOC
> + bool "Enable IRAM allocator"
> + select GENERIC_ALLOCATOR
> + help
> + Select this to have access to generic IRAM allocation functions that
> + use the GENERIC_ALLOCATOR. The allocation size is 4KB multiples to
> + guarantee alignment. The idea for these functions is for i.MX platforms
> + to use them to dynamically allocate IRAM usage.
Nor here is is explained what an IRAM is.
What is it? Is this yet another fancy name for on-chip-memory?
And why I? = Initial? Interrupt? ...?
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