Re: [PATCH] add a clear_pages function to clear pages of higher order

From: Christoph Lameter <>
Date: 2005-03-19 07:19:50
On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Andi Kleen wrote:

> It does not make any sense if you think of it - the memory bus
> of the CPU cannot be that much faster than the cache.

The memory bus would be able to reach a higher rate if properly optimized
for sequential writes to memory. A cache typically does random writes.
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