[dpdk-users] Hugepage size on x86 architectures:

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Mon Aug 7 15:21:30 CEST 2017

> On Aug 6, 2017, at 3:56 PM, Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Aug 2017 13:31:48 +0300
> Kevin Wilson <wkevils at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is it possible to use in DPDK other hugepage size than 2MB and 1GB (in
>> order to benchmark performance)
>> on x86 architectures)?

At this point we only have 4K, 2M and 1G, 4K is the normal page size and not strictly a huge page :-)

The hardware needs to be able to support hugepages and the Linux kernel. Running without huge pages is one option you can select from the command line.

> I think this is a CPU hardware restriction.


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