Re: large page patch

From: David Mosberger (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 01:44:52 EST

>>>>> On Thu, 01 Aug 2002 23:33:26 -0700, "Martin J. Bligh" <> said:

  DaveM> In my opinion the proposed large-page patch addresses a
  DaveM> relatively pressing need for databases (primarily).
  DaveM> Databases want large pages with IPC_SHM, how can this special
  DaveM> syscal hack address that?

>> I believe the interface is OK in that regard. AFAIK, Oracle is
>> happy with it.

  Martin> Is Oracle now the world's only database? I think not.

I didn't say such a thing. I just don't know what other db vendors/authors
think of the proposed interface. I'm sure their feedback would be welcome.

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