Subject: Re: pageable kernel pmap entries
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/03/1999 15:36:48
On Mon, 03 May 1999 15:20:28 -0700 
 Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:

 > In message <>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?

What downside are you talking about?

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