Subject: Re: Multiple page sizes and the pmap API
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/2001 16:32:01
On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> Several platforms support multiple page sizes. Examples are
> the i386, which has 4K and 4M pages, the ARM which has 4K,
> 64K, and 1M pages, and the MIPS which has 4K, 8K, 16K, ... pages.
> I would like to add support to the pmap API for using these larger
> page sizes.
What about odd-ball processors, such as certain revisions of the Cyrix
6x86, that supported variable sized pages?