Re: Long Format VHPT patches

From: Arun Sharma <>
Date: 2004-08-26 06:17:32
On 8/25/2004 10:01 AM, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Tuesday, August 24, 2004 7:34 pm, Ian Wienand wrote:
>> 11-lf-VHPT-kconfig.patch
> Given your conclusions in the paper, would it make sense to unconditionally 
> switch to long format VHPT?  It would simplify things a little and maybe 
> avoid some trouble in the future.

When the super page optimizations are implemented, long format might be a more attractive option. Without it, the increased cache footprint of the long format pte is not compensated by the benefits on the workloads we tried.

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