>>>>> "JPL" == John P Looney <john at antefacto.com> writes:
JPL> On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 12:07:10PM +0100, Paul J Collins mentioned:
>> If you put in "mem=256M", Linux will enable a special mode
>> where each group of four 4K pages is compressed into a pair of
>> pages. It slows things down a little but it works well with a
>> fast CPU. If you do this, be sure to also pass swaptables=no;
>> paging pagetables sounds neat, but it's never worked right.
JPL> Ooh. Where is this documented ? What sort of performance
JPL> gains are there ?
Documented? This is **LEENOOX**, not one of your wack-ass proprietary
operating systems. Documentation is for slaves to procedure and
people too stupid to read acres of C code with function names like
__up_irqsafe and __spin_me_again_baby!
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