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yeyangever
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How to set the page size with Intel processor

Hey hello everyone,
I'm not sure it's the right place to post this question. But I cannot find somewhere better.
My processor is Intel Xeon 5620, Since I get from the Intel's developer manual that it supports page sizes from 4K-1G. In my case, I wanted to use investigate the impact of the page sizes to my program's performance. But I cannot find some way to do it. Can anyone help me by telling me how to set the page sizes on this processor?
Do I need do BIOS setup, or some OS configuration, or can just using some inline assembly in the code to set the page size?
Thank you!
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Taronyu
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AFAIK the OS is responsible for all the virtual memory related stuff so I guess your OS needs to support changing the page size. But I never heard of something like this.
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