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SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: 10.31 second kernel compile
On Sat, 16 Mar 2002 21:22:29 +0100
Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 12:14:06PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Give up on large pages - it's just not happening. Even when a 64kB page
> > would make sense from a technology standpoint these days, backwards
> > compatibility makes people stay at 4kB.
>
> Yes the 4KB page has to be kept at least for now.

We have sysconf(_SC_PAGESIZE). I say, introduce an experimental CONFIG for
64k pagesize in 2.5, so we can start to weed out the problem apps NOW.

Rusty.
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