Subject: Re: Multiple page sizes and the pmap API
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-kern
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?