[PATCH 1/2] powerpc: add hugepagesz boot-time parameter
randy.dunlap at oracle.com
Thu Nov 29 08:28:16 EST 2007
On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 23:03:10 -0600 Jon Tollefson wrote:
> This patch adds the hugepagesz boot-time parameter for ppc64 that lets
> you pick the size for your huge pages. The choices available are 64K
> and 16M. It defaults to 16M (previously the only choice) if nothing or
> an invalid choice is specified. Tested 64K huge pages with the
> libhugetlbfs 1.2 release with its 'make func' and 'make stress' test
> This patch requires the patch posted by Mel Gorman that adds
> HUGETLB_PAGE_SIZE_VARIABLE; "[PATCH] Fix boot problem with iSeries
> lacking hugepage support" on 2007-11-15.
> Signed-off-by: Jon Tollefson <kniht at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 1
> arch/powerpc/mm/hash_utils_64.c | 11 +--------
> arch/powerpc/mm/hugetlbpage.c | 41 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/asm-powerpc/mmu-hash64.h | 1
> mm/hugetlb.c | 1
> 5 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> index 33121d6..2fc1fb8 100644
> --- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -685,6 +685,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
> See Documentation/isdn/README.HiSax.
> hugepages= [HW,X86-32,IA-64] Maximal number of HugeTLB pages.
> + hugepagesz= [HW,IA-64,PPC] The size of the HugeTLB pages.
Any chance of spelling it as "hugepagesize" so that it's a little
less cryptic and more difficult to typo as "hugepages"?
(i.e., less confusion between them)
> i8042.direct [HW] Put keyboard port into non-translated mode
> i8042.dumbkbd [HW] Pretend that controller can only read data from
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