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kmem_cache_alloc: Allocate an object

NAME

kmem_cache_alloc - Allocate an object

SYNOPSIS

void * kmem_cache_alloc(struct kmem_cache cachep, gfp_t flags);

ARGUMENTS

cachep

The cache to allocate from.

flags

See kmalloc.

DESCRIPTION

Allocate an object from this cache. The flags are only relevant if the cache has no available objects.

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