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by zackni111
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: NonPagedPool vs PagedPool
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NonPagedPool vs PagedPool

In the IopCreateFile Routine inside the directory io/iomgr, we will see the following code:

/* Allocate the open packet */
OpenPacket = ExAllocatePoolWithTag(NonPagedPool, sizeof(*OpenPacket), 'pOoI');

My question is why we use NonPagedPool not PagedPool?

Thank you,