[Beowulf] rhel page_size
Michael Di Domenico
mdidomenico4 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 12:14:36 PST 2010
Nope, haven't gotten that far yet. I seemed to recall (or atleast i
thought i had) that i could easily change the page size during kernel
compile. perhaps that was way back in the day or i'm just losing it.
figured it'd be a quick easy test... guest not... :(
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Joe Landman
<landman at scalableinformatics.com> wrote:
> Michael Di Domenico wrote:
>> We'd like to run an experiment and see if MAGMA will run any
>> faster/better/different with a larger page size.
> Larger pages will reduce TLB thrashing/pressure. The best way to tell if
> you need it is to run performance counter tools during your program run. If
> you haven't, you might be optimizing something which provides minimal if any
> Have you profiled the code (using any of the various tools) to see where it
> is spending its time?
> Joseph Landman, Ph.D
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