On Fri, Jul 13, 2007 at 12:44:49AM +1000, David Chinner wrote:
It's not just wasted, it lowers overhead all over the place. Yes, the
benefit of wasting less pagecache may largely outweight the benefit of
having a larger page size, but if you've a lot of memory perhaps your
working set already fits in the cache, or perhaps you don't fit in the
cache regardless of the page size.