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SubjectRe: kernel page size explanation
i had one question 
does the linux kernel support only one default page size even if the
processor on which it is working supports multiple ?

On 7/25/05, Nix <nix@esperi.org.uk> wrote:
> On 22 Jul 2005, Jesper Juhl suggested tentatively:
> > You can
> > A) look in the .config file for your current kernel (if your arch
> > supports different page sizes at all).
> > B) You can use the getpagesize(2) syscall at runtime. getpagesize()
> > returns the nr of bytes in a page - man getpagesize - I'm not sure
> > that's universally supported though.
> > C) You can look at /proc/cpuinfo or /proc/meminfo , IIRC some archs
> > report page size there - not quite sure, can't remember...
>
> D) getconf PAGE_SIZE should work, although what it does on arches
> with variable page sizes isn't clear to me.
>
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