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    SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: 10.31 second kernel compile
    Linus Torvalds writes:
    > Instead of large pages, you should be asking for larger and wider TLB's
    > (for example, nothign says that a TLB entry has to be a single page:
    > people already do the kind of "super-entries", where one TLB entry
    > actually contains data for 4 or 8 aligned pages, so you get the _effect_
    > of a 32kB page that really is 8 consecutive 4kB pages).
    >
    > Such a "wide" TLB entry has all the advantages of small pages (no
    > memory fragmentation, backwards compatibility etc), while still
    > being able to load 64kB worth of translations in one go.

    These are contiguous physical pages, or just logical (virtual) pages?

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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