Re: size of files in /proc

H. Peter Anvin (
16 May 1998 20:41:37 GMT

Followup to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980516105715.344I-100000@red.prv>
By author: "Mike A. Harris" <>
In newsgroup:
> And it isn't about to change at runtime either. That is the size
> of installed memory. I've yet to see a single person
> successfully insert or remove a SIMM/DIMM while a machine was
> running. If they did, and it was successful, the linux code will
> update the filesize. ;o)

I think you can do this on Tandem machines (the same ones where you
can apply a firearm to the CPU boards and they keep going.) Not that
you can run Linux on them, though. :)


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