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Re: 16K page size?

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: 16K page size?
From: Scott Venier <scott@scooter.cx>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 22:24:43 -0400 (EDT)
In-reply-to: <20001018033804.E7865@bacchus.dhis.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
shouldn't most things be safe since alpha uses 8k pages?

Scott

On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> 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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