Re: large page patch

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 07:52:19 EST

On Fri, 2 Aug 2002, Ryan Cumming wrote:
> On August 2, 2002 01:20, David S. Miller wrote:

> > A "hint" to use superpages? That's absurd.
> What about applications that want fine-grained page aging? 4MB is a tad
> on the course side for most desktop applications.

Of course we wouldn't want to use superpages for VMAs smaller
than, say, 4 of these superpages.

That would fix this problem automagically.



Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

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