Re: large page patch

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 23:13:57 EST

   From: (Linus Torvalds)
   Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2002 04:07:10 +0000 (UTC)
   Of course, if you can actually measure it, that would be
   interesting. Naive math gives you a guess for the order of
   magnitude effect, but nothing beats real numbers ;)

The SYSV folks actually did have a buddy allocator a long time ago and
they did implement lazy coalescing because is supposedly improved

See chapter 12 section 7 in "Unix Internals" by Uresh Vahalia.
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