[lkml]   [2003]   [Jan]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: your mail
I read that the data coherency problem due to virtual indexing is avoided
through page coloring and it has also got the speed of physical indexing
can u just elaborate on how this is possible?


> implementing a fully associative cache eliminates the need for page
> coloring, but it has to be implemented in hardware. if you don't have
> fully associative caches in your hardware page coloring helps avoid the
> worst case memory allocations.
> from what I have seen on the attempts to implement it the problem is
> that the calculations needed to do page colored allocations end up
> costing enough that they end up with a net loss compared to the old
> method.
> David Lang
> On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Anoop J.
> wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 11:24:24 +0530 (IST)
>> From: Anoop J. <>
>> To:,
>> How is this different from a fully associative cache .Would be better
>> if u could deal it based on the address bits used

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 13:32    [W:0.035 / U:0.192 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site