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SubjectRe: Implementing NVMHCI...
Andi Kleen wrote:
> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> writes:
>
>> You absolutely do _not_ want to manage memory in 16kB chunks (or 64kB for
>> your example!).
>>
>
> AFAIK at least for user visible anonymous memory Windows uses 64k
> chunks. At least that is what Cygwin's mmap exposes. I don't know
> if it does the same for disk cache.
>

I think that's just the region address and size granularity (as in
vmas). For paging they still use the mmu page size.

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