Re: HUGEPAGE SIZE a boottime option

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-02-20 13:35:38
>>>>> On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 19:07:31 -0600, Jack Steiner <> said:

  Jack> Here is a preliminary version of a patch that makes the size
  Jack> of HUGEPAGES a boottime option. Only ia64-specific files are
  Jack> changed (except for the Documentation file).

  Jack> We have a number of customers using large
  Jack> pages. Unfortunately, the "optimum" size of a large page is
  Jack> application & configuration dependent. Rather that having each
  Jack> customer recompile to specify their own HUGEPAGESIZE, this
  Jack> patch make the size a boottime option.

  Jack> Does this patch look reasonable? If so, I will incorporate feedback,
  Jack> finish testing it, update it to 2.6.3 & resubmit.

Looks neat to me.  But, man, do lose that trailing whitespace!
(especially in Kconfig---all 166 characters of it! ;-)


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