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RISC-V Gets Sv57-Based Virtual Memory, Other Improvements For Linux 5.18 | Michael Larabel, Phoronix

By March 27, 2022March 29th, 2022No Comments

The RISC-V CPU architecture updates have landed for the in-development Linux 5.18 kernel.

Notable with the RISC-V additions for Linux 5.18 is sv57 support for 5-level page tables. It was just with the prior kernel that sv48 was added for 4-level page tables on RISC-V while this new kernel brings it up to 57-bit page-based virtual memory support for allowing RISC-V systems of the future with even greater memory capacities.

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