[Beowulf] rhel page_size

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 10:51:21 EST 2010


I asked a guy at Red Hat, who asked a guy....(reminding me of the chain of
Djinn in "Godel Escher Bach") and got this reply:

"Hugepages are enabled on RHEL5 by default, so he's welcome to use those. Is
there any particular reason he's not using those, and trying a recompile
instead?"

Peter



On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Michael Di Domenico <mdidomenico4 at gmail.com
> wrote:

> does anyone know if it's still possible to change the default
> page_size from 4k to something larger on RHEL v5 x86_64?
>
> My efforts to recompile the kernel with a larger page size are failing
> me, but i might be doing it wrong...
>
> thanks
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