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.

6 GB

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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