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SubjectRe: Efficient Use of the Page Cache with 64 KB Pages
On 9/19/06, Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
> IA64 has supported 64k page size from the beginning. Since some
> years before the end of the last decade. It is only the hardware
> limitations on IA32 that hold us back.

But memory usage with a 64K page size can get out of hand (especially
if you have an application that uses a lot of small files). Dave Kleikamp's
tail pages would help make 64K page size more generally palatable.

-Tony

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