Superpages (4 MB pages) support for x86?
attilio at freebsd.org
Thu Nov 30 15:42:10 PST 2006
2006/11/20, Ryan Stone <rstone at sandvine.com>:
> I'm interested in making use of the 4 MB pages options in x86. Has
> anyone done any work on this for FreeBSD? I know that some work was
> done on superpages for the Alpha and AMD64.
> If there's no prior work on this, I'll be writing it myself. Does
> anybody know if the superpages work would contain anything useful for a
> x86 port?
It is unclear to me if you want to add superpages support for x86 or
adding support for switching pages granularity 4 KB -> 4MB in
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