Re: Supporting huge pages on Windows

From: "Tsunakawa, Takayuki" <tsunakawa(dot)takay(at)jp(dot)fujitsu(dot)com>
To: 'Thomas Munro' <thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Amit Kapila <amit(dot)kapila16(at)gmail(dot)com>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Supporting huge pages on Windows
Date: 2017-01-06 03:01:57
Message-ID: 0A3221C70F24FB45833433255569204D1F6712DF@G01JPEXMBYT05
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From: Thomas Munro [mailto:thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com]
> In the Microsoft documentation I've seen, the privilege's name is always
> written as "Lock Pages in Memory" (note: "Pages" plural, and with initial
> capital letters). It's quite hard to parse the sentence otherwise! How
> about this?
> Huge pages are known as large pages on Windows. To use them, you
> need to
> assign the user right Lock Pages in Memory to the Windows user
> account
> that runs <productname>PostgreSQL</productname>.
> + ereport(elevel,
> + (errmsg("could not enable Lock pages in memory user right: error
> code %lu", GetLastError()),
> + errdetail("Failed system call was OpenProcessToken.")));
> Same comment about capitalisation of the privilege name in this and other
> error messages.

Thanks, your sentences are surely better. Fixed.

Takayuki Tsunakawa

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