Re: [Linux-ia64] CONFIG_IA64_PAGE_SIZE

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2001-01-19 05:14:41
>>>>> On Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:55:32 -0800, "Broadfoot, KenX" <> 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.

Received on Thu Jan 18 10:17:58 2001

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