Subject: Re: pageable kernel pmap entries
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 05/03/1999 15:20:28
In message <19990504000058.C911@jocelyn.rhein.de>Ignatios Souvatzis writes
>On Thu, Apr 29, 1999 at 10:57:53AM -0700, Gandhi woulda smacked you wrote:
>> Speaking from a non-kernel-hacker's point of view, I think the requirement
>> for the pageable KPE is to reduce the number of pages that get dumped
>> on a crash (a la SunOS 4.x), which I think is quite reasonable.
>Where is the connection?
And was there ever a response for the downside that this'd have on
ports like Alpha and mips?