Subject: Re: variable page size comment: query
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/26/2005 19:54:09
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 21:12:54 +0530, Cherry G. Mathew wrote:
> Quoting from pretty much every architecture's <machine/vmparam.h> :
> * Page size on the $MACHINE is not variable in the traditional sense.
> * We override the PAGE_* definitions to compile-time constants.
> Does this imply that there is indeed a 'traditional' variable page
> size implementation that comes with NetBSD ?
I think this refers to situations like we have e.g. with sparc, where
some machines have 8K pages, and some 4K, and we want to support both
by the same kernel.
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