Re: [00/17] Large Blocksize Support V3

From: William Lee Irwin III
Date: Fri Apr 27 2007 - 22:20:53 EST

On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 11:55:42PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>> Please address my point: if in five years time x86 has larger or varible
>>> pagesize, this code will be a permanent millstone around our necks which we
>>> *should not have merged*.
>>> And if in five years time x86 does not have larger pagesize support then
>>> the manufacturers would have decided that 4k pages are not a performance
>>> problem, so we again should not have merged this code.

On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 06:44:51 -0700 William Lee Irwin III <wli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> So the verdict is wait 5 years, see if x86 did anything, and so on.

On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 12:15:57PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> You missed the bit about "evaluate alternatives".

No worries. I'm used to being on the wrong side of things. I'll have
no trouble picking out the alternative least likely to be accepted. ;)

-- wli
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