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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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