Re: [Linux-ia64] Re: Lockups on 2.4.1

From: Michael Madore <mmadore_at_turbolinux.com>
Date: 2001-02-25 05:45:03
Hi,

On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 03:44:07PM +0100, Francis Galiegue wrote:

> Speaking of help, BTW...
> 
> 1. what does VHPT mean anyway?

VHPT is an acronym for Virtual Hash Page Table.  It is an in memory
extension to the processor's translation lookaside buffer.  On a TLB miss,
the CPU can optionally search the VHPT for a translation.  I believe in
Linux, the short-format is used.  For details, refer to:

Intel IA-64 Architecture
Software Developers Manual
Volume 2: IA-64 System Architecture
Section 4.1.5: Virtual Hash Page Table (VHPT)

-- 
Mike Madore
Software Engineer
TurboLinux, Inc.
Received on Sat Feb 24 10:44:59 2001

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