Re: Problem with 1G RAM

Neil Conway (
Mon, 7 Dec 1998 10:03:32 +0000

Perry Harrington wrote:
> Perusing setup.c in the i386 directory yields:
> #define MAXMEM ((unsigned long)(-PAGE_OFFSET-VMALLOC_RESERVE))
> if (memory_end > MAXMEM)
> memory_end = MAXMEM;
> If this doesn't truncate the mem=XXXM command supplied maximum, then I'm
> at a loss.

Ah, it wasn't there in the kernels I was looking at... Must be new.
(Of course, this means the people who've had trouble haven't got the
newest kernels yet ;-))


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