Re: [RFC] 4-level page table directories.

From: Rohit Seth <rohit.seth_at_intel.com>
Date: 2005-11-09 11:22:40
On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 00:58 +0100, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Rohit Seth wrote:
> > I agree with you completely about OSV certification part.  And SuSE is
> > again a good example here, they have a released kernel with 64K page
> > size.  There is no reason why end customer should not be using this
> > bigger page kernel when desired.
> 
> Unfortuantely, I'm pretty sure that if you run such a kernel and call
> $BIGISV for support you'll find yourself in troubles. :-(
> 

> OSVs and ISVs, on the other hand, usually prefer to only test and harden 
> and qualify/certify a single kernel (which is why Dan's approach to Xen/ia64
> looks quite appealing).
> 

Going by your first argument, the first thing ISV/OSV will in this case
ask the end customer to knock of all the extra/special command line
options used...

-rohit

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