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Re: Multiple page size support for AU1xxx

Subject: Re: Multiple page size support for AU1xxx
From: Thiemo Seufer <>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 12:08:28 +0100
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User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14 wrote:
> Hi Ralf,
> >>Currently only 16kB works and only for 64-bit kernels.  I'm planning
> to
> >> fix that rsn.
> Thanks for the info, did u mean 16KB would be supported for 32 bit
> kernel also. I also saw code changes in arch/mips/mm/tlb-r8k.c only, is
> there a plan to port it to r4k TLB also.
> Help on 2.6.14 and 2.6.17 kernels provide the below info. Does it mean
> some changes are required at user level also.

Old binutils (2.14 and earlier) didn't put enough alignment between code
and data section, it this case a re-link with a newer linker is needed.

Some userland applications hardcode a specific pagesize, typically 4kB,
instead of querying sysconf(_SC_PAGESIZE). Those applications will need


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