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    SubjectRe: using more than 2 GB as a ram disk
    On 02-Feb-99 H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > You probably want to go 64-bit, like UltraSPARC or Alpha.

    somebody (it's beyond me) needs to port linux (SPARC or Alpha) to Pentium
    is that such a crazy idea?

    i remember reading a paper about a port of UNIX V7 from a PDP-11 to a PDP-11
    (with the two 16bit quantities in a 32bit integer swapped)
    this was so they could share a VAX disk

    seems like we need a version of Linux on Pentium which has 64bit quantities
    everywhere. call it a "practicing for merced" exercise :-)

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