Huge pages part 1 (Introduction)
Posted Feb 19, 2010 14:19 UTC (Fri) by farnz
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It does. The work being done is for huge pages for userspace, which is a whole different ballgame, and could result in the kernel's hugepage mapping being pushed out of the TLB.
If/when someone does the work, it'll need benchmarking not just on the latest and greatest, but also on real-world older systems with more restrictive TLBs, to see if it's a net loss.
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