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SubjectRe: Is it possible to use 8K page size on a i386 pc?
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> I just wonder how PAGE_SIZE in determined in each architecture? Is it
> possible to use 8k or bigger page size in a i386 PC?
>
> Thanks,
> Xiangping

You may run into trouble with something that calls mmap with
a fixed address, with executables which have text sizes of
odd number of small pages. I was told that these problems are
fairly rare.

Running a bigger page size does nothing to help your TLB
coverage, but it might improve paging performance (or
it might not).

-- Pete
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