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[Discuss] khugepaged + vmware = massive CPU load

On 12/14/2015 3:06 PM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> That explains why hugepages are useful, but it doesn't explain why it
> would be detrimental in some cases. The best I could come up with is

If you have lots of small allocations then having large pages means
either you're going to waste lots of RAM or you're going to run out of
pages. It's a lot like putting 50 byte files on a 4GB FAT flash drive
with 64K clusters.

Rich P.

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