[Beowulf] partitioning L3 by page coloring

Max R. Dechantsreiter max at performancejones.com
Mon Apr 8 08:44:58 PDT 2013

Hi Rayson,

Thank you very much for this reference.

I found quite a few articles on such techniques, but none
containing "nuts and bolts" details.  My own sysadmin
skills are minimal. :)



On Mon, 8 Apr 2013, Rayson Ho wrote:

> That technique was used in some of my U of Toronto friends' PhD thesis
> research & projects:
> "Managing Shared L2 Caches on Multicore Systems in Software"
> "Reducing the Harmful Effects of Last-Level Cache Polluters with an
> OS-Level, Software-Only Pollute Buffer"
> http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~tamda/
> IIRC, all those techniques are OS only, with no changes to the CPU MMU
> or cache mapping logic.
> Rayson
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> On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Max R. Dechantsreiter
> <max at performancejones.com> wrote:
>> Would anyone with successful experience using this technique be willing to share details, and warn of pitfalls?
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