Re: discontiguous memory platforms

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 13:26:03 EST


Daniel Phillips wrote:

> > Most of the time there are only a few nodes, I just don't know where and
> > how big they are, so I don't think a hash based approach will be a lot
> > faster. When I'm going to change this, I'd rather try the dynamic table
> > approach.
> Which dynamic table approach is that?

I mean calculating the lookup table and patching the kernel at startup.
Anyway, I agree with Andrea, that another mapping isn't really needed.
Clever use of the mmu should give you almost the same result.

bye, Roman
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