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SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: maximum possible memory limit ..
>>> and 64GB is available from vendors who are willing to apply the pgcl
>>> patch.
>> Nobody is doing that. pgcl is 2.5 only and seems to be still quite
>> instable. Also it's extremly intrusive.
> Bill will probably wake up any time now and chime in, but don't forget
> all of the drivers.
># grep -r PAGE_SIZE drivers/ | wc -l
> 893
> Each one of those needs to be audited before pgcl is acceptable to a
> wide audience. We've already seen plenty of stuff that breaks. ext2/3
> look to be all right, but I know that JFS is broken.

Well, the upside is that he's only doing s/PAGE_SIZE/MMU_PAGESIZE/
in most places, which are normally both 4K. So it will have no effect
whatsoever unless you explicitly turn it on.


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