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Re: Multiple page size support for AU1xxx

To: hemanth.venkatesh@wipro.com.redhat.com
Subject: Re: Multiple page size support for AU1xxx
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 23:46:19 -0400
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On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 08:24:13PM +0530, hemanth.venkatesh@wipro.com wrote:

> Has anyone been able to configure and boot kernel with page sizes other
> that 4kb i.e. 16KB and 64KB on any AU1xxx based boards.

Currently only 16kB works and only for 64-bit kernels.  I'm planning to
fix that rsn.

64K pagesize is extremly large for embedded systems of the size of the
typical Alchemy system due to the memory overhead.

  Ralf

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