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The following diagrams are my attempt to show how the page tables are arranged on various architectures. Each diagram shows the layout for the base page size as well as the hugetlb page size.

Please email me at Adam Litke < agl @ us . ibm . com > for any of the following reasons:

  • You find errors in these diagrams

  • You would like to begin working on a new diagram for your architecture (I will send you .dia source files)

  • You have comments or other feedback

i386 with PAE enabled


powerpc with 4k base pages

powerpc with 64k base pages

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last edited 2007-08-24 22:35:00 by Adam Litke