RE: discontig patch question

From: Seth, Rohit <rohit.seth_at_intel.com>
Date: 2003-11-11 05:02:29
> > 
> > Why is MAX_ORDER 19 on IA64?
> 
> For hugetlbfs, afaik.  But it should only be 18 according to 
> arch/ia64/Kconfig.

That is correct. For the support of 4G hugepage size (when the normal
page size is 16K).  Kernel actually takes looks at MAX_ORDER -1 (and not
MAX_ORDER).
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