newbie requests advice.
france at handhelds.org
Mon Jun 18 13:30:55 EDT 2001
On Monday 18 June 2001 11:01, Sean Dilda wrote:
> > On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 16, 2001 at 03:30:35PM -0700, Adam Shand wrote:
> > > * Some of our jobs can use upwards of 4Gb of RAM, from my understanding
> > > 3Gb is the maximum that a single process can address with 2.4 kernel.
> > > Is this limitation something that Network Virtual Memory can help
> > > with?
> > No. You'll need a real 64-bit chip for this.
> Err.. not quite. The 2.4 kernel supports up to 64G of RAM on an ia32
The total amount of DRAM is not the issue. It is the amount a DRAM that a
single process can use. 64Gbyte with a 3Gbyte limit per process is not very
useful. He needs a true 64-bit system, like an alpha.
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