Re: 960MB limitation for 2.2 ?

Martin Mares (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 23:34:44 +0100


> I'd suggest, changing the late 2.1.1xx kernels NOW to support up to 2GB as
> default. It won't break anything, most probably, but if it will, it's better
> done now, too.
> This will not only save bad press for Linux but also a large number of
> postings to this list.
> It's trivial, actually.

No, it isn't. There are lots of people who use 3GB of address space per
process on machines with just a few dozen megabytes of RAM.

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"System going down at 1:45 for disk crashing."

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