[OpenBIOS] Dynamic memory allocation
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jun 6 19:18:22 CEST 2012
> I couldn't find any documentation on alloc-mem,
See the Open Firmware specification.
> but I think this is how it works. It pops the top number on the
> stack and tries to allocate that amount of memory. If it succeeds
> it returns the address of the memory. If it fails, it returns 0. I
> think I would release the memory using free-mem. Does this sound
> about right?
alloc-mem ( len -- a-addr )
free-mem ( a-addr len -- )
alloc-mem calls ABORT" if it fails. Note that free-mem takes the
length as input as well.
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