[Beowulf] Feedback on large pages in Linux

Toon Moene toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Wed Jul 26 14:03:03 EDT 2006


Tom Mitchell wrote:

> My thought right now is that very large pages for data would
> be nifty to have if you knew you could get them.  If you cannot
> guarantee them then use libs like the Goto-blas library so it
> matters less.

*IFF* most of your applications' time is spent in Goto-blas.

Ours isn't.

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