Subject: Re: variable page size comment: query
To: None <>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <>
List: tech-kern
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.

SY, Uwe
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