Re: Problem with 1G RAM

Jamie Lokier (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 15:24:26 +0000

On Thu, Dec 03, 1998 at 01:19:03PM +0100, Rik van Riel wrote:
> With the standard Linux kernel, you can only use 1G-64M
> since the system uses a bit of 'extra' address space for
> administration.

As a matter of stability, the kernel should be modified to ignore any
extra memory it can't handle.

Right now, it will simply go horribly wrong with 1G RAM and default
options, am I right?

It'd be nice if someone would fix the memory map setup so the system at
least works!

-- Jamie

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