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SubjectRe: [PATCHv6 00/22] Transparent huge page cache: phase 1, everything but mmap()
On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 04:49:50PM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Sigh. A pox on whoever thought up huge pages.
> managing 1TB+ of memory in 4K chunks is just insane.
> The question of larger pages is not "if", but only "when".

Remember that there are at least two separate issues there. One is the
handling data in larger granularities than a 4K page and the second is
the TLB, pagetable etc handling. They are not necessarily the same problem.

Mel Gorman

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