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Intel Itanium, TLB

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Intel Itanium, TLB
Date: 2002-09-30 00:26:10
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I read a good article about the problem Intel is having with the 64-bit
Itanium.  I think there are some good leasons in the article:

There is also a Slashdot discussion about the article:

Also, here is an article describing the x86 4MB page sizes used by the
Linux TLB code:

x86 usually uses two levels of directory/page tables, while the 4MB
version uses only the page directory.

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