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Michael Broughton wrote:
> I think IA-64 supports a few page sizes, but none of them are above 64K, 
> as far as I know.
> I have heard that Windows can use 'super pages' which are 4M, but I 
> don't think that is the normal case for user space.

Whoops. You're right; I'd misread the documentation and conflated IA64 pages
with 'huge pages', which is a Linux kernel feature to save TLB space; plus,
IA32 can be configured to use 4MB small pages instead of 4kB ones, which must
be where Windows super pages come from.

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