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    SubjectRe: Virtual address space exhaustion (was Discontigmem virt_to_page() )
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    On Friday 03 May 2002 18:20, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > On Fri, May 03, 2002 at 06:02:18PM +0200, Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > > and solves 75% of the problem. It's not just ia32 numa that will benefit
    > > from it. For example, MIPS supports 16K pages in software, which will
    >
    > the whole change would be specific to ia32, I don't see the connection
    > with mips. There would be nothing to share between ia32 2M pages and
    > mips 16K pages.

    The topic here is 'page clustering'. The idea is to use one struct page for
    every four 4K page frames on ia32.

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    Daniel
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