Re: What is the truth about Linux 2.4's RAM limitations?

Rik van Riel (
Mon, 9 Jul 2001 18:18:08 -0300 (BRST)

On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Adam Shand wrote:

> * What is the maximum amount of RAM that a *single* process can address
> under a 2.4 kernel, with PAE enabled? Without?

3 GB, 3GB. This is basically a hardware limit.

> * And, what (if any) paramaters can effect this (recompiling the app
> etc)?

Alpha, AMD Hammer, ... ;)



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However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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