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    SubjectRe: > 1GB RAM on x86 ?
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >
    > In article <m0wjrP3-0005FfC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>,
    > Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
    > >
    > >Get used to 1Gb or 2Gb PC's they will be the norm for top end P6 servers.
    > >Im sure people will be happy to run NT on them if nothing else works. Folks
    > >are already tweaking other Unix systems to support the full 36bits on
    > >the P6 because there are needs for it.
    >
    > I wouldn't bet that NT supports 2GB of RAM - they used to have a 2G/2G
    > user/kernel virtual memory split, but I'm told the new NT's do (or are
    > expected to do) the same thing as Linux - 3G/1G.
    >

    NT4.0sp2 is still doing 2+2 for what I read about configuring
    Oracle for NT, fun is that Win95 does 3+1 "as Linux" -- very
    likely the *only* thing it does ;)

    Reason seemed to be that Win95 kernels aren't expected to do
    "so much" as NT ones.


    Ciao,

    --alessandro <asuardi@uninetcom.it> <asuardi@it.oracle.com>

    Linux kernel-2.1.42 libc-5.4.23 gcc-2.7.2.1 binutils-2.8.1.0.1



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