Re: 2.4.23 includes Andrea's VM?
From: Stephan von Krawczynski
Date: Sat Dec 06 2003 - 08:33:22 EST
On Wed, 3 Dec 2003 09:44:45 -0800
Mike Fedyk <mfedyk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 09:51:36AM -0500, Ian Soboroff wrote:
> > I have a machine with 12GB of RAM, and I've been running a 2.4.22-era
> > kernel with Andrea's patches on it, otherwise it dies from lack of
> > lowmem.
> > The latest -aa patch is for 2.4.23-pre6, but I see in the 2.4.23
> > Changelog that at least some bits of Andrea's VM were merged. Should
> > I be able to run a vanilla 2.4.23 on this box?
> A good amount of the VM was merged into 2.4.23-pre3, so the -aa patches
> against pre6 should show you what is missing.
> That said, I have seen a report that no stock 2.4 kernel would run well >
> 4GB memory until 2.4.23, but he didn't say how much memory he had.
Lowmem looks pretty free though. This lets me suspect 12 GB should be working
out, too. If it fails in your tests anyways, please let me know ...
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