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Re: Kernel is Hanging for page size 16KB.

To: Dmitri Vorobiev <>
Subject: Re: Kernel is Hanging for page size 16KB.
From: Zhang Le <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 20:31:10 +0800
Cc: Naresh Bhat <>,
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On 11:41 Wed 23 Jul     , Dmitri Vorobiev wrote:
> Naresh Bhat wrote:
> > Hi Dmitri,
> > 
> > I would like to know regarding the support of 16 KB
> > page size option in the linux 2.6.10 for MIPS architectures.
> Normally the page size is 4KiB for all architectures except DEC Alpha, AFAIR. 
> Most probably you simply do not want to change the page size at all. Could 
> you please explain why do you need 16KiB pages?

Hi, AFAIK, Loongson-2E/2F is using 16Kib pages, too.
This is required to solve cache alias problem on Loongson.

Zhang Le

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