[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] eal: change max hugepage sizes to 4

Hemant Agrawal hemant.agrawal at nxp.com
Thu Aug 8 12:37:20 CEST 2019

Hi David,

> > VPP usages in-memory option. So, VPP on ARM with kernel 5.2 wont' work
> without this patch.
> >
> I have been looking at the changes in the linux kernel.
> Can you pinpoint at the commit that changed this in 5.2?
> I can see a change in the code, but in 5.0, or maybe something changed in the
> configuration.

[Hemant] I am not aware of exact patch, which changed the behavior. May be Honnappa/Steve can help here.


> The patch you propose is not that risky (x86 supports two pagesizes, and max
> hugepage is already at 3, so we know the code works fine with less than the
> max).
> Yet, I want to understand why this is urgent now.
> CCing other architecture maintainers.
> --
> David Marchand

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