Re: large page patch

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 02:15:13 EST

At some point in the past, Dave Miller wrote:
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
DaveM> special syscal hack address that?

At some point in the past, David Mosberger wrote:
I believe the interface is OK in that regard. AFAIK, Oracle is happy
with it.

"Martin J. Bligh" wrote:
>> Is Oracle now the world's only database? I think not.

On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 12:08:50AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Is a draft of Simon's patch available against 2.5?

Unless I can turn blood into wine, walk on water, and produce a working
2.5 version of the thing in < 6 hours (not that I'm not trying), this
will probably have to wait until Hubertus remeterializes tomorrow
morning (EDT) and further porting is done. I'll be up early.

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