Subject: Re: pageable kernel pmap entries
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 <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?
What downside are you talking about?
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>