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Transparent huge pages in 2.6.38

Transparent huge pages in 2.6.38

Posted Jan 20, 2011 6:40 UTC (Thu) by jreiser (subscriber, #11027)
Parent article: Transparent huge pages in 2.6.38

Huge pages can increase data cache performance by making aliasing (the mapping of address to cache set) more uniform within the huge page, in contrast to the mappings for many equivalent collections of small pages. The difference can be several percent or more.


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