Re: OFFTOPIC: Pentium 4MB pages in PPro/AMD/Cyrix?

Andrew E. Mileski (
Sat, 4 Jan 1997 05:07:14 -0500 (EST)

> Being a supporter of the clones, and being unable to code a test case
> right now, I ask the gurus: Is this 4MB page stuff part of Intel's
> infamous "Appendix H"?


> Is it supported on the PPro/Cyrix 6x86/AMD
> K{5,6}? Does Intel guarantee support of it in future?

It is _documented_ on PPro. See the Intel web site for the PPro
manuals (I asked Intel to make them available, and voila! :-)

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team