[PATCh v3] powerpc: add hugepagesz boot-time parameter

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Sat Jan 5 10:03:13 EST 2008

On Friday 04 January 2008, Jon Tollefson wrote:
> Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > We started discussing this in v1, but the discussion got sidetracked:
> > Is there a technical reason why you don't also allow 1M pages, which
> > may be useful in certain scenarios?
> >   
> No, it was mostly a matter of the time I have had and machines easily
> available to me for testing.  I don't know of a technical reason that
> would prevent supporting 1M huge pages, but would want the tests in the
> libhugetlbfs suite to pass, etc.

Ok. Do you think the kernel should be able to change the page size settings
in that case, or should we rely on whatever the firmware tells us it has
configured already?

	Arnd <><

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