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Re: Determining Page Size on AMD64 Etch

On 1/1/07, Jhair Tocancipa Triana <jhair.tocancipa@gmail.com> wrote:
Owen Heisler writes:
> On 12/29/06, Matt Miller <debian@mattmillersf.fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> > > see what my page size is?
>> >
>> > man 2 getpagesize
>> Thanks, that helped.  I wrote the following C program which
>> apparently tells me that my pagesize is 4K:
>> #include <unistd.h>
>> #include <stdio.h>
>> int main ()
>> {
>> printf ("%d\n", getpagesize ());
>> return 0;
>> }

> Maybe I'm missing something, but why not just look at /proc/swaps?

Because /proc/swaps doesn't show the memory page size.

Oh, I was thinking of the "pagefile size" in Windows, which means (at
least I thought it did) the amount of virtual memory in use.  I see
now in the getpagesize man page that this rather is something to do
with how files are stored in memory.  I learn more all the time!

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