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SubjectRe: 2.6.32-rc3: low mem - only 378MB on x86_32 with 64GB. Why?
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On Tuesday 06 October 2009 01:30:51 Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Oct 2009, Jeff Chua wrote:
> > Loud and clear. And appreciated all the replies. I think it's time for
> > upgrade!
>
> As Byron said, it really should be sufficient to just upgrade the kernel
> (I presume that you already have a CPU that is 64-bit capable: not very
> many boards with old CPU's can even fit 64GB of ram).
>
> In fact, I wish more people did that, just so that we'd get better
> coverage of the 32-bit compat code. We occasionally find issues there,
> although I think it's getting rarer.

Maybe convince some distro to offer this setup as an option at least? I always
wondered why no one has, or maybe I missed it.

Tvrtko



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