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SubjectRe: Plumbers 2018 - Performance and Scalability Microconference
On Wed, 5 Sep 2018, Laurent Dufour wrote:
> On 05/09/2018 17:10, Christopher Lameter wrote:
> > Large page sizes also reduce contention there.
>
> That's true for the page fault path, but for process's actions manipulating the
> memory process's layout (mmap,munmap,madvise,mprotect) the impact is minimal
> unless the code has to manipulate the page tables.

And how exactly are you going to do any of those operations _without_
manipulating the page tables?

Thanks,

tglx

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