The Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit, day 1
Posted Aug 9, 2010 16:10 UTC (Mon) by nix
Parent article: The 2010 Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit, day 1
a Google developer said that the feature is attractive for internal use
It's attractive for any application that has a heap of >2Mb (for the portions of the heap before the end), which is most of them. It'll probably even speed swapping: swapping in enforced 2Mb chunks is much more suited to modern disks than swapping in tiny little 4K pieces.
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