Re: [PATCH] (1/2) reverse mapping VM for 2.5.23 (rmap-13b)

From: Martin J. Bligh (
Date: Mon Jun 24 2002 - 16:56:14 EST

>> A quick rough calculation indicates that the Oracle test I was helping
>> out with was consuming almost 10Gb of PTEs without rmap - 30Gb for
>> overhead doesn't sound like fun to me ;-(
> 10 GB is already bad enough that rmap isn't so much causing
> a problem but increasing an already untolerable problem.

Yup, I'm not denying there's an large existing problem there, but
at least we can fit it into memory right now. Just something to bear
in mind when you're benchmarking.

> Now we just need volunteers for the implementation ;)

We have some people looking at it already, but it's not the world's
most trivial problem to solve ;-)

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