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From: Ow Mun Heng <Ow.Mun.Heng@×××.com>
To: gentoo <gentoo-user@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-user] What is HIGHPTE option in kernel?
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 15:50:31
1 [quote]
2 Allocate 3rd-level pagetables from highmem (HIGHPTE)
4 The VM uses one page table entry for each page of physical memory.
5 For systems with a lot of RAM, this can be wasteful of precious
6 low memory. Setting this option will put user-space page table
7 entries in high memory.
8 [/quote]
10 I have 1.5Gb of RAM, will this be useful for me?
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Re: [gentoo-user] What is HIGHPTE option in kernel? Bastian Balthazar Bux <BastianBalthazarBux@×××××××××.it>
Re: [gentoo-user] What is HIGHPTE option in kernel? Frank Schafer <frank.schafer@×××××××××.cz>