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trevor@jpj.net said:
> trevor
> 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
>
>

FWIW, my this 64Meg computer is not a thinkpad and my /proc/kcore says:

-r-------- 1 root root 67112960 May 31 13:55 /proc/kcore
Which shows an additional 4096 also.

Bob

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