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Commands and API Quick Reference

The following table summarizes the commands and tools described in this article.


An administrative wrapper program for advising page size preferences. The ppgsz command is not inherited across exec() by a new program.

pmap -sx

A utility to print the MMU page size for each mapping in the program.


A preload library enabled by setting LD_PRELOAD=mpss.so.1 for advising page size preferences for existing applications. Advice is held across exec() of a new program.

trapstat -t trapstat -T

A tool for measuring the amount of time spent servicing TLB misses.


New options are included in the SunTM ONE Studio 8 compiler -xpagesize_heap and -xpagesize_stack

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