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SubjectRe: /proc/kcore
Andrew E. Mileski wrote:

> -r-------- 1 root root 33558528 May 31 12:58 /proc/kcore
>
> My machine has 32MB = 33554432, so this is off by 4kB = 4096.
> What's the extra 4kB for?

from arch/i386/mm/init.c:

/*
* IBM messed up *AGAIN* in their thinkpad: 0xA0000 -> 0x9F000.
* They seem to have done something stupid with the floppy
* controller as well..
*/
while (start_low_mem < 0x9f000+PAGE_OFFSET) {
___
Trevor Johnson

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