Re: 960MB limitation for 2.2 ?

Pavel Machek (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 22:43:33 +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.

Please don't: You've just limited single process' address space. If
you have box with 1Gig ram and 2Gig swap, you will notice that single
process can not grow bigger than 2Gig.

> This will not only save bad press for Linux but also a large number of
> postings to this list.
> It's trivial, actually.

I know. There was better idea on the list: make linux (by default)
look, if it has more than 960Meg limit to 960Meg and print big fat
warning about what needs to be done to get full support.


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