At Fri, 10 Jul 2009 09:24:02 -0700, Lynn Quam wrote:
> It this mprotect/page size issue on i386 or AMD64? I would hope that the
> default page size on AMD64 is larger to avoid the problem.
No, x86-64 has the same page size (4096). But it is possible to
utilize hugepages (2mb per page). In-kernel vma chains will be much
shorter and memory management code will spend less time scanning such