4mb PAGES for mbuf clusters

Oliver Fromme check+jlbiaw00rsdbuuyq at fromme.com
Tue Jul 17 03:17:57 PDT 2007

Matthew Dillon wrote:
 > :Would anybody be able to provide me details on FreeBSD's
 > :implementation of 4MB pages for mbufs. I really can't find any detail
 > :on FreeBSD archives.
 > :
 > :Cheers
 > :kmb
 >    Alan announced it a few months ago. I'm trying to find the reference.
 >    I'll bet you can search the freebsd mail archives to find it.

The FreeBSD and Linux folks call it "superpages", and the
description on which Alan Cox' implementation is based can
be found here:


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