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Re: [opensuse] Transparent Huge Pages
On Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:15:37 +0300
Andrei Borzenkov <arvidjaar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

19.03.2019 16:20, Dave Howorth пишет:

I don't understand why madvise isn't the most useful.

Because then THP stops being Transparent.

But given the difficulties redis and php and presumably other programs
appear to have, the whole idea of transparency is a bug not a feature,
is it not?

Surely it's better to have a design where programs that want to use a
new feature ask for it and programs that don't aren't forced to use it?

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