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SubjectRe: About highmem in 2.6
On Thu, 02/12/04 at 05:02:53 +0100, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> Bongani Hlope <bonganilinux@mweb.co.za> writes:
>
> > There is nothing wrong with that patch, the problem with Highmem support
> > on x86 is that is uses an Intel hack to address the full 1Gb of memory,
> > which make memory access a bit slower. The question is, does the 128Mb
> > additional memory worth that penalty?
>
> 2GB/2GB split doesn't use any Intel hack nor highmem. In fact for
> 1 GB of RAM I use a little different split which covers the whole RAM
> and gives more virtual RAM, something like 1.2/2.8 GB.

Any chance of me getting a copy of the patch which allows the finer
grained tuning of the kernel/user split?

Thanks.

Brandon Low
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