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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ppc64: 64K pages support
    Benjamin Herrenschmidt writes:

    > It took a while, but finally, here is the 64K pages support patch for
    > ppc64. This patch adds a new CONFIG_PPC_64K_PAGES which, when enabled,
    > changes the kernel base page size to 64K. The resulting kernel still
    > boots on any hardware. On current machines with 4K pages support only,
    > the kernel will maintain 16 "subpages" for each 64K page
    > transparently.
    > Note that while real 64K capable HW has been tested, the current patch
    > will not enable it yet as such hardware is not released yet, and I'm
    > still verifying with the firmware architects the proper to get the
    > information from the newer hypervisors.
    > Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>

    Acked-by: Paul Mackerras <>
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