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Re: 16K page size?

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: 16K page size?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 03:38:04 +0200
In-reply-to: <20001018033002.D7865@bacchus.dhis.org>; from ralf@oss.sgi.com on Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 03:30:02AM +0200
References: <39ED40B4.EEB5F444@mvista.com> <20001018033002.D7865@bacchus.dhis.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 03:30:02AM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> Most applications probably use the getpagesize() function, so they should
> be fine.  libc itself should also be clean.
> 
> In the kernel we don't handle this properly yet.  There are also some
> optimizations which are possible for larger page sizes.  IA64 already
> has a larger pagesize than Intel, so I hope they have already solve
                             ^^^^^
                             i386
> most of the problems for us.

  Ralf

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