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    SubjectRe: Configurable larger physical memory
    John Kodis wrote:
    > The way I remember this was that folks set this to match however much
    > memory they had installed, and that was causing problems. Limiting it
    > to full GB ranges should eliminate this problem.

    No, I there's another problem of people setting it as high as they
    possibly can ("hey, I might put 3G of ram in here someday...") without
    realizing that there are tradeoffs and they probably want the default.
    I think the question should be phrased as "Limit userspace memory to..."
    instead of "Maximum physical memory..." for this reason.


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