Re: [Linux-ia64] CONFIG_IA64_PAGE_SIZE

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2001-01-19 05:14:41
>>>>> On Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:55:32 -0800, "Broadfoot, KenX" <kenx.broadfoot@intel.com> said:

  Ken> Anyone in the know,

  Ken> I am using a 16KB page size for my Lion systems.

  Ken> Under the help section of make menuconfig is says:

  Ken> 4KB best for ia32

  Ken> 8KB best for ia64

  Ken> 16KB best for ia64

  Ken> 64KB Not for Itanium


  Ken> I just want to know what is the gain or loss if I used 8KB
  Ken> instead of 16KB page size.

Based on recent measurements by Don and myself, I'd recommend 16KB.
For example, local kernel compiles go noticably faster that way.

	--david
Received on Thu Jan 18 10:17:58 2001

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