Why is Malloc Different Under uClinux?
SNAP tells us about Malloc under
"Firstly, under uClinux we don't have Virtual Memory (VM.) This means you cannot arbitrarily add memory to an already running process. As VM is usually implemented using a processing unit called a MMU (memory management unit) you will often hear the term NOMMU when traveling in uClinux circles. Let's discuss at a very high level how not having an MMU or VM affects malloc."
(Submitted by Noel Fri May 31, 2002 )
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