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SubjectRE: [RFC] Demand faulting for large pages
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Adam Litke wrote on Friday, August 05, 2005 8:22 AM
> Below is a patch to implement demand faulting for huge pages. The main
> motivation for changing from prefaulting to demand faulting is so that
> huge page allocations can follow the NUMA API. Currently, huge pages
> are allocated round-robin from all NUMA nodes.

Do users of hugetlb going to accept the fact that now app will SIGBUS
when there aren't enough free hugetlb pages present at the time of fault?
It's not very nice though, but is that the general consensus?

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