[lkml]   [2002]   [Mar]   [16]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: 10.31 second kernel compile
On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 11:16:16AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Show me a semi-sane architecture that _matters_ from a commercial angle.

I thought we were into this for the pure technical thrill-)

> > is there a 64 bit machine with hardware search of pagetables? Even ibm
> > only has a hardware search of hash tables - which we agree are simply
> > a means of making your hardware TLB larger and slower.
> ia64 does the same mistake, I think.

I finally let myself read part of the hammer spec - and it's got that 4 level -
except for2MB pages where it is 3 level.

> page tables. And I personally like how Hammer looks more than the ia64 VM
> horror.

No kidding. But I want TLB load instructions.

Victor Yodaiken
Finite State Machine Labs: The RTLinux Company.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:24    [W:0.140 / U:2.220 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site