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Malloc heap is a doubly-linked list, where each element keeps track of its
previous and next elements. Due to the fact that hugepage memory can come and
-go, neighbouring malloc elements may not necessarily be adjacent in memory.
+go, neighboring malloc elements may not necessarily be adjacent in memory.
Also, since a malloc element may span multiple pages, its contents may not
necessarily be IOVA-contiguous either - each malloc element is only guaranteed
to be virtually contiguous.