From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Tue Aug 06 2002 - 23:12:39 EST

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 09:50:50PM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
>>> For all workloads we care about, yes.

On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Not the university workload. NFI what my employer thinks of it, but I
>> care about it for the sake of correctness in all cases.
>> Lynch me now.

On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 01:00:28AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> I agree with you, but you'll also have to confess that keeping
> pagetables around at all (whether it's in highmem or not) will
> potentially be a disaster for the university workload.
> regards,
> Rik

That's pretty much the point of it, yes.

... coincidentally, this is also needed to properly handle the vastness
of 64-bit address spaces in comparison to physical memory.

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