Re: kernel page size explanation

From: Nix
Date: Sun Jul 24 2005 - 13:39:22 EST

On 22 Jul 2005, Jesper Juhl suggested tentatively:
> You can
> A) look in the .config file for your current kernel (if your arch
> supports different page sizes at all).
> B) You can use the getpagesize(2) syscall at runtime. getpagesize()
> returns the nr of bytes in a page - man getpagesize - I'm not sure
> that's universally supported though.
> C) You can look at /proc/cpuinfo or /proc/meminfo , IIRC some archs
> report page size there - not quite sure, can't remember...

D) getconf PAGE_SIZE should work, although what it does on arches
with variable page sizes isn't clear to me.

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