- 10th June 2016 at 7:29 am #63720
I am using Creator Ci40 board. Does the OpenWRT Linux for Creator support Large Page Size (16kB/64KB)?
Amit.10th June 2016 at 9:47 am #63725
Currently the OpenWRT page size is 4KB.
However you can select 16KB or 64KB in kernel options.
Hugo10th June 2016 at 10:00 am #63724
Thanks for your quick reply. I have set the 64KB page size option however I get Kernel Panic while booting. I have attached the log for your reference.
Amit.10th June 2016 at 10:29 am #63723
You can try 16 as well, but it’s not something we have been looking at in development or testing.
What’s the motivation behind upping the page size? Are you seeing performance issues with 4?
I’ll investigate your log and see if there is anything we can do to get it working.
Matt10th June 2016 at 10:33 am #63722
I am running an application which allocates memory frequently. So in order to reduce number of page faults I decided to increase the page size. I will give it a try using 16KB size.
Thanks for your answer.
Amit.13th June 2016 at 10:45 am #63721
This is a kernel bug that affects 32bit MIPS processors that use a 64K page size.
The following patch fixes the issue:
(Perhaps this patch should be backported into the Ci40’s kernel?).
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