[PATCH 1/2] powerpc: add 16K/64K pages support for the 44x PPC32 architectures.

Josh Boyer jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Sat Oct 18 23:58:29 EST 2008

On Fri, 17 Oct 2008 08:54:52 -0700
"prodyut hazarika" <prodyuth at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 7:22 PM, Ilya Yanok <yanok at emcraft.com> wrote:
> > This patch adds support for page sizes bigger than 4K (16K/64K) on
> > PPC 44x.
> >
> This patch looks good to me. Seems that all the review comments have
> been incorporated.
> Josh, it would be great if this patch is pulled into the mainline
> kernel. I have seen significant performance improvement with RAID0/5
> by using 64K pages.

It helps if you CC the person you're writing too :).

Anyway, I looked over it briefly and agree it looks pretty good.  A bit
late for 2.6.28, but I'll do a more thorough review and get it in for


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