There has been some discussion on the linux kernel mailing list about providing 2 MB pages (instead of 4kB ones) to user space for the use of database or scientific calculations.
It seems to me that prime95/mprime would benefit from this enormously - it should reduce the TLB thrashing to practically zero and hence speed up mprime by some unknown amount. Is this true? Should we put in our plea to the developers? -- Nick Craig-Wood [EMAIL PROTECTED] _________________________________________________________________________ Unsubscribe & list info -- http://www.ndatech.com/mersenne/signup.htm Mersenne Prime FAQ -- http://www.tasam.com/~lrwiman/FAQ-mers