Subject: Re: pageable kernel pmap entries
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/03/1999 15:44:05
> > 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?

more TLB misses, more TLB thrashing, ....

I did *ask* for some justfication of why we were doing this, why it
was necesary, what the costs were.... In short, what the performance
tradeoffs were.

I never saw an answer.